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McQUARRIE – When it comes to city business bylaws, father knows best

Father Knows Best aired on CBS from 1954-1960.

HAVE YOU EVER wondered if our local government is stuck in the late 1950s sitcom world of Father Knows Best?

A world more familiar to their parents and grandparents and a make believe world where city hall would certainly feel comfortable imposing morality bylaws such as the recent cannabis business licensing affair.

It is as though team city hall lives in a privileged and cocooned world that refuses to acknowledge, let alone accept, a changing world. It is also a team that will now try frightening landlords into complying with the will of the city. Obedience is demanded and to disobey will come with a $10,000-a-day fine.

We went through much of the same bad judgment and public disconnect when Save- On Foods asked for permission to sell wine.

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Bill McQuarrie is a Kamloops entrepreneur. He can be contacted at billmcquarrie@gmail.com. He tweets @bafflegabbed.

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1 Comment on McQUARRIE – When it comes to city business bylaws, father knows best

  1. Bill You should have run for Mayor before this

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