PETERS – Limiting campaign signage is right on the mark

Put strict limits on election campaign signs, says James Peters.

WITH A BYLAW that will take effect for the upcoming provincial election, the City of Quesnel is setting an example for everywhere in this province, including Kamloops.

Quesnel is limiting the number of campaign signs it allows on public land to six.

Not six per parcel of public property, but six in total, for the entire city.

Rarely has a municipal bylaw so accurately hit the bull’s eye that it should be emulated by an entire province.

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1 Comment on PETERS – Limiting campaign signage is right on the mark

  1. Absolutely agree with you James. Political signs are nothing more than visual ( and physical ) pollution, and they hang around long after the election to anger people even more.

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