Liberals bent on destroying Hydro

Re: B.C. Hydro deferring expenses to bolster provincial coffers, Nov. 5.

To the Editor,

Re: B.C. Hydro deferring expenses to bolster provincial coffers, Nov. 5.

To be perfectly clear, money from Hydro is money from consumers. Fudging the books is fudging the books.

Let’s start by not wasting $1 billion on stupid meters and let’s do away with these compensation packages and bonuses that no one but those benefactors agree are warranted.

B.C. Hydro does not need to make money, it only needs to cover its costs and provide affordable power to the owners of B.C. Hydro – B.C. taxpayers. The money saved to those taxpayers will be spent in other ways benefiting B.C.’s economy.

In the near future this Liberal government will be talking privatization of B.C. Hydro or public and private partnership agreements, as they are systematically destroying B.C. Hydro in order to justify selling it off.

You can bet your bottom dollar the business community reaching a partnership with the government will only do so if it is profitable for them, again at the ratepayers’ expense.

Call an election, stop smart meters, have a referendum and put an end to corruption in politics.

Gordon Campbell became drunk on on power and Christy Clark is following his lead. Let’s not rule out recall.

Serge Vaillancourt


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Nanaimo man hit with six-foot pole in dispute over off-leash dog

RCMP say no charges recommended at this time

Young musicians to gather in Nanaimo for West Coast Youth Fiddle Summit

Fiddlers from B.C., Alberta and the Yukon to participate in second annual event

UPDATE: Stolen utility vehicle returned to Ladysmith Motorsports

The 2020 Maverick Trail side by side was found abandoned on Spruston Road in Cassidy

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Incentivize safer driving

We are effectively just socializing the cost of road accidents here, says letter writer

Lantzville opts against forming social media committee

Committee would have helped district council develop policy on social media behaviour

VIDEO: Feds look to help 126 Canadians quarantined in China for coronavirus

China has confirmed more than 4,500 cases of the new virus, with more than 100 deaths

Sap thief taps Saanich park maple trees, faces hefty fine

One tree found with four taps in Mount Doug Park

Was there a tornado on Vancouver Island Monday?

Suspected phone app glitch gives eerie warning

Work has started on Malahat Skywalk, expected completion in 2021

$15-million project expected to open in spring, 2021

B.C. reports first coronavirus in Vancouver region

First patient visited Wuhan, China, reported symptoms

Uber threatens legal action to ‘defend its right’ to operate in Surrey

‘I have no concerns,’ Mayor Doug McCallum replies

Victoria resident says WestJet employee uttered racist comment, refused to let her on plane

Customer claims she was told ‘You guys can’t handle your alcohol’ by WestJet employee

Bystander who tried to help dog being attacked not liable for its death: B.C. tribunal

Owner of dog killed tried to get $5,000 in damages from man who tried to save it

INFOGRAPHIC: See how fast your B.C. city grew in 2019

The province’s fastest-growing municipalities were located on Vancouver Island

Most Read