We will be judged by what we do.
We are not allowed to talk about the sale of the railroad, or so Christy Clark has declared.
So we will talk about what happened after the sale when we the public paid to have the old ties replaced and hauled to Williams Lake town centre to be ground up and sent to the burning plant here in town.
We live south of town and when we came within the view from a distance our vision was of a big cloud of dust over our fair town.
A big cloud of yellow dust filled with tiny particles of creosote and tar, the worst kind of dust, a few blocks from a low school.
If we went to Jenny’s for Chinese food when we came out our truck was layered with this terrible dust.
It all started when Scott Nelson was mayor.
I’d be so cross because this dust was loaded with cancer-causing particles of the worst kind.
So I phoned the mayors of this town.
I contacted several authorities and everyone expressed their agreements.
I even contacted our present mayor. I phoned her several times.
The last time she told me the grinding company had agreed to shut down their operations.
The reason was not concern for the public or school children. The reason was their lease for the property had run out.
And my thanks to the railroad who dumped three ugly loads of old ties in my old driveway.
Lac La Hache