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Penticton Indian Band disappointed at losing jail bid

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A member of the Osoyoos Indian Band drums before Premier Christy Clark announces a remand centre will be built on band lands 7km north of Oliver. (Brady Strachan/CBC)

The Osoyoos Indian band can chalk up another win.

Along with its sprawling vineyards, the Nk'mip Cultural centre and more, it can look forward to adding a jail to its economic bag.

Their win, however, is a loss for the Penticton Indian band. It wanted the $200-million jail to improve its economic prospects.

Daybreak host, Chris Walker spoke with Jonathan Kruger, chief of the Penticton Indian Band.
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