Dear Editor:

I have voted Liberal in the past and in the last fderal election I was encouraged that Justin Trudeau seemed to understand that we face a climate crisis and was prepared to take aggressive action to combat it.

His performance and that of his government since winning office, however, tells a different story. Instead of a national plan to wean

Canada off fossil fuels, he is promoting more oil pipelines, approving ill-considered provincial gas projects, watering down the environmental assessment for oil and gas projects and appears poised to renege on his ban on tanker traffic off B.C.’s s north coast.

Mr. Trudeau, the many Canadians who understand the need for dramatic action to address climate change will not vote for a prime minister who does not understand that oil and gas must be sunset industries and that most hydrocarbons must stay in the ground.

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