Salt Spring Island, we’re in the news! Alberta Premier Rachel Notley recently referenced us in her defence of the Trans Mountain pipeline. “I would say to those who oppose our fight to build this pipeline, that they are being extremely foolish,” Notley said in a speech to a teachers convention.
“Maybe on Salt Spring Island you can build an economy on condos and coffee shops, but not in Edmonton and not anywhere in Alberta.
“Here in Alberta, we ride horses — not unicorns — and I invite pipeline opponents to saddle up on something that is real.”
It would appear that she just doesn’t understand that our Salt Spring Island unicorns are wild creatures, that simply do not take kindly to wearing saddles of any kind.
Perhaps we should invite her here so we can hear what she has to say about and why she needed to take a jab at Salt Spring Island to prop up her pipeline position?
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