Limited electric motors fine for Spider Lake

I am in favour of allowing electric motors on Spider Lake, limited to 55-pound thrust.

As for being told to go to Horne Lake instead of Spider Lake, that does not make any sense.

Spider Lake is 52 hectares, 1.25 kilometres long; Horne Lake is 850 ha, six-plus kilometres long.

The winds that create problems on Spider Lake are generated on Horne Lake – it is a wind tunnel.

This is not a viable solution. We are using eight-, 10- and 12-foot boats. These are very small for a lake that size. I am 80 years old and safety to me is paramount.

Don Shewchuk

Parksville

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