Eight questions about new Comox Valley hospital

Dear editor,
In regards to the choice of hospital location in the Comox Valley, have these points been considered?

Dear editor,In regards to the choice of hospital location in the Comox Valley, have these points been considered?1 Land development decisions are being made to enrich the already rich.2. Inconvenience to the majority of citizens of the Comox Valley in the event of extreme weather.3. In an age of energy and pollution concerns, placing essential services on top of the highest hill in town seems counter-productive and archaic.4. Infringing on the airspace of an internationally necessary defence structure and the airport is unacceptable.5. Locating the hospital near one of the highest traffic accident intersections in the valley seems unwise, as it will create more traffic congestion and more accidents.6. What is sacred about a multinational corporation being allowed to build a big box store on “farm land” but the community not being allowed to have an essential service like a hospital centrally located.7. There are millions of tons of gravel fill on top of Cumberland hill that could be hauled downhill to raise the former Farquharson farm site to raise it above any reasonable flood level.8. Why do we elect so many public officials so willing to make economically and socially biased decisions on our behalf?Donald Bergey,Black Creek

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