ROTHENBURGER: Door still open a crack to friendly resolution on St. Andrew’s

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HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL in the St. Andrew’s on the Square case. Just when you think the ship had sailed (to use Coun. Dieter Dudy’s description), new possibilities emerge.

One such possibility came up yesterday and it appears there might be a way out. It all revolves around the definition of “reconsideration” that’s been causing so much confusion.

Documents obtained through a Freedom of Information application provide insight into what’s been going on behind the scenes leading up to yesterday but, before I get to that, let’s clear things up on reconsideration and how it’s taking a different turn.


Mel Rothenburger is a former mayor of Kamloops and newspaper editor. He writes five commentaries a week for CFJC Today, publishes the opinion website, and is a director on the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board. He can be reached at

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1 Comment on ROTHENBURGER: Door still open a crack to friendly resolution on St. Andrew’s

  1. “…respectful, open-minded discussion.” That’s one point commonly found during electoral campaigns. Afterwards we need FOI to get a clearer picture of what’s going on…WHO is serving the public interest?

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