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PETERS – City services aren’t bad, but they shouldn’t go backward

Should reduction in one service be replaced with an increase in another? (Screenshot, CFJC)

Should reduction in one service be replaced with an increase in another? (Screenshot, CFJC)

WE’RE NOT special, Kamloops.

Well, of course we are, but not when it comes to the constant cacophony of complaints about day-to-day maladies coming from the mouths of residents of the city.

peters-colhedSpend any amount of time in any other Canadian city and you will quickly realize that Kamloops drivers, for example, are no worse than the norm.

Everyone has a personal example that they believe gives them authority to declare Kamloops the worst driving city in Canada, but the actual statistics simply don’t bear it out.

The same goes for annoyances caused by, or addressed by, city services.

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About Mel Rothenburger (4715 Articles)
ArmchairMayor.ca is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At ArmchairMayor.ca he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

1 Comment on PETERS – City services aren’t bad, but they shouldn’t go backward

  1. Free busing for seniors is needed, now that would be a service.

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