LETTER: Lending a hand is in our DNA

Re: Citizens aid officer in drive-by bust (The News, Feb. 13, 2018).

Of course some citizens stopped and helped a member of the RCMP apprehend a struggling suspect! We’re Canadian; it’s in our DNA. We respect the rule of law, we strive to be fair and just, we appreciate people who serve to keep us safe, we hold doors open, we say, ‘please’ and ‘thank you’, we begin conversations with, ‘How are you doing?’ and we acknowledge and support those in need.

‘Good for you’ to those brave citizens that helped and my sincere ‘thank you’ to all first responders. It makes you proud to be a Canadian, eh?

D.N. Russell

Parksville

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