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LETTER: Fake news printed in letter to the editor

‘NDP carbon tax’ was actually introduced by BC Liberals

Dear Editor,

Shame on you. In this era of fake news, a letter is printed with lies and half truths. I am appalled!

Mr. Clark refers to the NDP carbon tax [NDP putting oil access at risk, April 26 Letters, langleyadvancetimes.com]. It was introduced by the Campbell Liberals.

The NDP have issues about the pipeline, but they are not the main objectors. Try indigenous people and tree huggers.

As for the assertion that people who voted Liberal wanted a minority government, I doubt that. Christie Clark had her chance with the Lieutenant Governor, and could not get a second election. That is when Mr. Horgan and Mr. Weaver formed an alliance to create a minority government. It seems to be working – perhaps not perfectly, but better than the alternative.

Editorial opinion is one thing, but sometimes a fact-checker is required.

Douglas MacWilliam, Langley

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