Exhibit 16.1
 
 

December 5, 2017
 
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

Commissioners:
 
We have read Arête Industries, Inc.'s statements included under Item 4.01 of its Form 8-K filed on December 4, 2017 and we agree with such statements concerning our firm.
 
/s/ Hein & Associates LLP
Hein & Associates LLP