LNG applause came from stacked audience

Re: “Local politicians applaud LNG project,” column, Sept. 29.

Les Leyne’s column about the Union of B.C. Municipalities audience’s response to Christy Clark’s speech makes it sound as if local politicians, as a body, approve of the Pacific Northwest LNG proposal. He uses the applause during Clark’s speech as the evidence on which to make this claim.

In the minutes before Clark’s speech, I stood up to leave the room for a break after the morning session, and turned to face the back. It was a wall of dark suits.

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