LETTER: Canada runs on Alberta oil, not B.C. wine

Your editorial, Wine boycott a case of sour grapes (The NEWS, Feb. 13) failed to consider the bigger picture, i.e. the whole Canadian economy. I have difficulty understanding how an inter-provincial wine boycott between B.C. and Alberta will affect the rest of Canada, but trying to stop the new pipeline certainly will.

We must be the only country in the world that would resort to such ridiculous infighting and not allow such a valuable resource to be exported, resulting in a significant boost to our economy.

The only reason John Horgan is against it, is to appease the Green Party, as without their support his days as premier are over. His selfish stance on the issue shows how little regard he has for the rest of Canada. Good luck to Rachel Notley. Long may her actions continue, as she attempts to highlight the harm Horgan is doing to the whole of Canada. I would encourage everyone to support the petition that Alberta has recently initiated.

Ron Kyle

Parksville

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