Letter: Strategic planning needed to address derelict vessels

Derelict and abandoned vessels are one of many problems that are degrading our precious seafront


Re: Foreshore lease approach sinks at council and Our View: Derelict boat solution deserves a closer look, Oak Bay News, Sept. 16.

Thanks for bringing this situation to our attention.

Derelict and abandoned vessels are one of many problems that are degrading our precious seafront.

We need to pay more attention to our seafront and its exceptional natural and cultural heritage.

Our seafront is one of the nicest in Canada, is our greatest asset and needs help. It also provides a fantastic window on the Salish Sea.

Strategic planning is needed to not only stop its degradation but to enhance it.

We need to stop decades of neglect and indifference.




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