Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Book Em Dano
Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin.
#203, 8912-156 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5R 5Z2
July XIIth, MMXI
Hon. David G. Hancock, QC, MLA
Minister of Education,
Progressive Conservative, Edmonton-Whitemud
Dan Holinda is right in his opinion piece about getting rid of smoking around children in automobiles. In an enclosed space, how are children's lungs & other organs supposed to grow and get stronger if they are constantly breathing in second hand smoke from which they cannot escape? If children are getting sick from the toxins & carcinogens in auto smoke, then how are they expected to start &/or continue the learning process upon starting up of playschool? I would also like II praise The Edmonton Journal & David Evans for giving this piece such a prominently displayed slot. Another point Mr. Holinda might not have considered, if the children in these vehicles cannot breathe, this would greatly reduce their ability to participate in Physical Education Component courses of their respective school. It will also make them lethargic & unable II want II even burn off energy at recess.
Lets Legislate Smoke Out Of Vehicles With Kids Provincewide Now,
Source: The Canadian Cancer Society Alberta/NWT Division, Dan Holinda.