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Supporters and critics pleased with Kelowna council

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Kelowna City Council: (Standing L-R) Councillor Robert Hobson, Councillor Gail Given, Mayor Walter Gray, Councillor Colin Basran, Councillor Andre Blanleil (Seated L-R) Councillor Luke Stack, Councillor Mohini Singh, Councillor Maxine DeHart, Councillor Gerry Zimmermann (Contributed by: City of Kelowna)

One year ago, December 6, 2011, Kelowna's new mayor and city council were sworn into office.

Mayor Walter Gray was only sort of new, having reclaimed the office after six years on the sidelines, but five of the eight councillors were first-timers on council.

And there were big hopes for this crew.

They had defeated a group of incumbents in a hard-fought and sometimes bitter election.

So to mark their first anniversary Daybreak decided to take a look at how they are doing.

CBC's Adrian Nieoczym has been paying close attention to Kelowna city hall and shares his observations.
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