Letter: Shame on those who felled sensational Sahali tree


I'm in mourning. My heart is broken for that tall city icon that long stood sentry over a busy Sahali intersection at Columbia Street and McGill Road.

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A magnificent mature ponderosa pine tree was felled in one day after decades (centuries?) of growth, providing so much and asking for so little.

It was felled by a company of he-men wielding chainsaws and chippers for what? More car lanes? More space for fast food junkies?


Roz Burnell


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