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Penticton waterfront opponents misinformed, says councillor

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Lakeshore Drive and Okanagan Beach on Okanagan Lake in Penticton, B.C. (Contributed by: Darren Kirby/Wikimedia Commons)
Wednesday night Penticton City Council will turn to the people to find out what they'd like to see on the waterfront.

Council wants to talk about options to improve the look and feel of its beachfront.

The proposed improvements have caused waves of discontent, and some of that discontent flowed over in a protest on the weekend.

Monday, Daybreak spoke to the organizer of this weekend's rally. Penticton city councillor Gary Litke sits on the Waterfront Enhancement Committee.

He tells host Chris Walker many opponents are misinformed about the project, and the city has received a $1.2 million grant from the provincial government to make environmental improvements to the waterfront.
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