Andrew Nikiforuk wrote about some “uncomfortable facts” Alberta politicians have ignored in the election campaign. He focused on the threats that arise from Alberta’s unhealthy status as a petro state — its dependency on shrinking fossil fuel revenues, a collapsing market for oil and, of course, ongoing climate destruction. But politicians are wrangling about pipelines, Nikiforuk writes, and talking about the symptoms of Alberta’s woes, not the causes. What do you think? Has this been a missed opportunity? And are there other issues missing from the election agenda? If so, what are they?* Please note that all poll answers will be publicly viewable, but anonymous. Fill out this week's poll. Please note that Tyee Barometer polls are only intended as a quick and engaging non-scientific snapshot of our readers' opinions on various topics that fit with The Tyee's very broad editorial mandate. They are not intended to be seen as a representative sampling of BC opinion.