On July 12th, Premier Gordon Campbell said Finance Minister Ralph Goodale "felt he would be willing to do anything he could to help" in lifting the moratorium on offshore exploration. Campbell was speaking to reporters at the annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region organization.
Mr. Campbell does not represent the majority of BC citizens on this topic. Exploring for a soon-to-be outdated form of energy in a highly environmentally sensitive area does not make sense on any level. Economically, wind power delivers twice as many jobs per dollar invested.
Increasing our dependence on fossil fuels is not a wise course for Canada's future and well-being. Globalized Oil Corporations are as much of a lumbering dinosaur as the fossils that fuel them.
Sell your car and shoot your TV