A resident holds up a sign in protest of the city’s decision to establish a new homeless camp near Knox Mountain on Tuesday night. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

WEB POLL: Do you agree with the new locations to temporarily accommodate people experiencing homelessness?

The new sites are located at the base of Knox Mountain Park and behind the Kelowna Curling Club

Yesterday, the City of Kelowna approved two new sites for people experiencing homelessness in order to dismantle an encampment on Leon Avenue in downtown Kelowna. The new sites are located at the base of Knox Mountain Park and behind the Kelowna Curling Club.

What do you think of the new locations? Please take out poll below.


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