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Poll: Do you agree with the city’s new panhandling regulations?

Kelowna is cracking down on panhandling

Giving to a panhandler from your vehicle while stopped at an intersection in Kelowna, or giving away bottles and cans near a recycling depot will now cost you much more than the amount of your donation.

City council has given initial approval to a host of changes to the panhandling section of its omnibus Good Neighbour bylaw that imposes fines of $250 on well-meaning people who think they are helping those asking for money on the street.

Do you agree with the city’s new panhandling regulations?


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