Washington embassy led charge against BSE

Climate change, resources lead provinces to DC," April 21) I must voice my concern that the second-to-last paragraph, in which Gary Mar, Alberta's representative in Washington, is quoted as saying, "Premier [Ralph] Klein didn't think at that time that the [Canadian] embassy [in Washington] took particular notice of this issue [BSE] and wasn't pursuing the opening of the border to beef particularly aggressively," could not be more off-base.

Published: Wednesday, 05/12/2010 12:00 am EDT

Climate change, resources lead provinces to DC," April 21) I must voice my concern that the second-to-last paragraph, in which Gary Mar, Alberta's representative in Washington, is quoted as saying, "Premier [Ralph] Klein didn't think at that time that the [Canadian] embassy [in Washington] took particular notice of this issue [BSE] and wasn't pursuing the opening of the border to beef particularly aggressively," could not be more off-base.

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