Going private could be wrong answer

B.C. Hydro

Re: Playing Monopoly with B.C. Hydro (B.C. Views, Aug. 17)

Before columnist Tom Fletcher prescribes dispensing with public-sector engineers in favour of private-sector “innovation,” he would do well to reflect on the legacy of a recent real-world example of a cost-saving private-sector “innovation” which was introduced over the objections of public sector engineers, namely the California-style leaky condo.

Robert Smith