(File photo)

More video surveillance approved for Westbank Lions Community Centre

West Kelowna city council plans to expand safety and security in the area

More video surveillance is coming to Westbank.

The City of West Kelowna approved more security cameras at the Westbank Lions Community Centre on Main Street. The move is intended to ensure safety and security of people, assets and property in the area.

The centre is located beside the West Kelowna Shelter Society which is currently operating out of Westbank United Church. The video surveillance will hopefully aid the city and the RCMP in identifying people committing crimes of vandalism, theft and more.

READ MORE: City council approves sixth pot shop in West Kelowna

READ MORE: Rates revealed for new West Kelowna sports dome

West Kelowna council announced the expansion at a council meeting on Aug. 13, as any implementation of new surveillance systems needs council approval.

The project for the new surveillance is reported to have a budget of $26,000.

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Community backlash over Black Lives Matter rally in Kelowna

Some members of Kelowna’s black community stated they don’t support Friday’s rally

West Kelowna Warriors to hold bottle drive for KidSport

The event will be held on June 13 at various locations

Boaters asked to slow down, be respectful on regional lakes

Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre also reminded boaters physical distancing still applies on the water

Filming to resume safely later in June: Okanagan Film Commission

Film commissioner Jon Summerland said they want to start filming again later in June

Kelowna RCMP investigate woman’s sudden death

Criminality is not suspected at this time, according to RCMP

Second video of Kelowna RCMP arrest shows Mountie punching suspect at least 10 times

The officer involved in the incident has been reassigned to administrative duties

‘I’m pissed, I’m outraged’: Federal minister calls out police violence against Indigenous people

Indigenous Minister Marc Miller spoke on recent incidents, including fatal shooting of a B.C. woman

Plan in place for BC Ferries to start increasing service levels

Ferry corporation reaches temporary service level agreement with province

B.C. starts to see employment return under COVID-19 rules

Jobless rate for young people still over 20% in May

Flooding prompts closure of parks along Shuswap and Mara lakes

Boaters asked to respect No Wake policy protecting properties along water

Black Lives Matter protester stands alone in Vernon

Rumblings of a citywide protest continue across social media platforms

Injured 71-year-old mountain biker rescued from Okanagan trail

Vernon firefighters assisted with the rescue in Ellison Provincial Park

Olympic athlete sends shout-out to Cawston Primary students

Canadian Olympic sprinter Khamica Bingham participated in one of the school’s long-time traditions

Kelowna Mountie on desk duty following ‘aggressive’ arrest

The officer involved in an arrest that took place on May 30 in Kelowna has been placed on administrative duties

Most Read