Today’s letters: Pipeline politics, and the hazards of 24 Sussex Drive
Ottawa Citizen

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By Jeff Spooner and others, Ottawa Citizen Letters to the Editor, September 1, 2016

Angry mobs don’t make the decisions

Re: Pipelines like Energy East aren’t needed, Aug. 31.

Madeline Ashby begins her article by stating, “The people have spoken and they don’t want pipelines” – implying that a handful of protesters is now speaking for all Canadians. Decisions with respect to any business venture are made by proper discussions and assessments, not approved or cancelled because of one angry mob.