November 12th, 2019

Landlocked? No, there’s opportunity


By Letter to the Editor on November 8, 2019.

Who says we are landlocked and can’t succeed as our own country? Finally, we have a way to diversify and southern Alberta can be great again. Shipbuilding! Milk River, whose waters flow into the Mississippi then the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic, can quickly become an industrial powerhouse. As can Fort Macleod or Lethbridge, whose waters open to the Arctic and beyond. What a great opportunity.

Bruce Haig

Lethbridge

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6 Responses to “Landlocked? No, there’s opportunity”

  1. Fescue says:

    Purely visionary!

  2. johnny57 says:

    RIGHT ON BRUCE! We can make this happen! One little problem our premier is a federalist!

  3. JustObserving says:

    Good One Bruce ! Given it is not April 1st you may rope in more than the usual number of gullible people with this “idea”.
    Thanks for the morning laugh !

  4. Jim Linville says:

    Best letter to the editor in ages! And if we carry this out we will FINALLY have an answer to those darn Saskatchewan Pirates! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuGGNsE3_8Y

  5. John P Nightingale says:

    Let us not forget a mildly strenuous route to the Pacific via Triple Divide Pass in Glacier NP. Should the Missouri dry up or the Arctic become permanently frozen over , this route would most certainly remain open at all times…

  6. Jersey44 says:

    I realize this is a joke but since the Americans control the flow of the Milk River it’s not really an option anyway.


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