To the Editor,
Re: Future looks bright for B.C.’s tourism industry, Oct 27.
Thank you for pointing out that tourism and hospitality now surpass all resource-based industries, including forestry, mining, oil and gas extraction and agriculture.
The provincial government estimates that revenue from this sector will top $18 billion by 2016.
If we are to continue with this trend, we need to protect our natural assets, starting with our coastline.
I would think this fact alone should be enough to sway people to the side of those protesting Enbridge’s proposed pipelines.