Scott Fraser organized a protest on top of the hump one year ago. Backcountry access is still a topic of concern in the Alberni Valley. NEWS FILE PHOTO

MLA Scott Fraser hosts town hall meeting over backcountry access

Public town hall meeting will feature smaller round table discussions

  • Feb. 20, 2018 1:30 p.m.

Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser will host a public town hall meeting this Friday, Feb. 23 to discuss solutions to the problem of backcountry access.

The meeting will feature smaller round table discussions and will focus on solutions, Fraser noted on his Facebook page.

“This meeting is about solutions…Although we understand the anger behind this issue we ask that everyone who attends is respectful of all participants. Anyone who cannot be respectful will be asked to leave.”

The meeting takes place from 5–7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Hotel Barclay at 4277 Stamp Ave. in Port Alberni. Fraser was taking registrations up until Feb. 20 for the meeting on his Facebook page.

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