The real minority

Jim McMillan in his letter Support the mine, complains about the vocal minority opposing the Raven Coal mine project.

Jim McMillan in his letter Support the mine, complains about the vocal minority opposing the Raven Coal mine project.

This is the most recent in Mr. McMillan’s continuing campaign of letters to local newspapers on Vancouver Island championing the mine.

Observing that Mr. McMillan worked for Quinsam Coal for many years, and is on the executive of the local branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining, let’s agree that he is the real minority — an insider with a vested interest in the coal mining industry.

A heavily carboned pot calling a lot of shiny kettles black, I’d say.

Arthur Caldicott

Victoria, B.C.

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