"But let’s keep in mind:While waiting for the birth Thursday of grandchild number six, our second granddaughter, Gwen and I took three other little ones to Cates Park in North Vancouver today. Here's a taste of the human activity we observed in Burrard Inlet across from Burnaby's oil lands. Even a minor spill could end all this for years to come.
- "There is no such thing as “cleaning up” an oil spill. Most “clean ups” get about 10 percent of the oil spilled, like the way a 3-year-old “cleans up” milk spilled on the kitchen floor.
- "There is no price to cover the soul of this region, the promises of indigenous rights, the food we take from this water, the childhoods on our beaches, the families of creatures and forests of fauna, the identity of this city and region, our heritage, and our dignity. There is no price for that."
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