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Re: Library adds security

Postby Queen K » Nov 28th, 2017, 3:36 pm

normaM wrote:Silent - where do you think the homeless should go? Serious Q. When most services for street people are centrally located that's where they going to hang out. More this time of year as other Provinces get winter. I'm so ticked about the new tourist centre I hope the " bevy" does hang round there.


A serious query indeed Norma, the thing is, this debate has raged on in several threads, with everthing from civil liberties to authoritarianism being lobbed in the fray. They should go to ??? right exactly, to? But does downtown Kelowna, the fastest growing, most valuable city land, the highest sought after tourist area need to be inudated with the blight that has symbolized service cut backs, increased drug use and impossibly high rents?

So where indeed, do they go?
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Re: Library adds security

Postby normaM » Nov 28th, 2017, 5:55 pm

I would assume homeless people would not follow the service providers it they moved further out. Besides who would they hit up for coin?
We could just make it an offense to ask for money. Bell ringers, bus stuffers, store clerks, poppy sellers.
I'd often rather give to a homeless person that someplace Pattison ( annual sales over 8 billion) owns asking me for 2 bucks, then charging me 4 cents for a bag :/
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Re: Library adds security

Postby Bpeep » Nov 30th, 2017, 8:30 am

bjsilent wrote:Bman there is a workbc job shop thing right beside the subway by queensway bus loop

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Re: Library adds security

Postby dirtguy » Dec 1st, 2017, 11:57 am

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Re: Library adds security

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Re: Library adds security

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Re: Library adds security

Postby Piecemaker » Dec 1st, 2017, 12:23 pm

Ummm, this thread is about library security. I happened to be there yesterday and it was a quiet and peaceful place.
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Re: Library adds security

Postby dirtguy » Dec 1st, 2017, 12:24 pm

Piecemaker wrote:Ummm, this thread is about library security. I happened to be there yesterday and it was a quiet and peaceful place.


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Re: Library adds security

Postby ferri » Dec 1st, 2017, 12:26 pm

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Re: Library adds security

Postby Piecemaker » Dec 1st, 2017, 12:29 pm

A new centre for homeless is opening at the old A and B sound building on Leon. There will be a warm place open during the day for those who do not have a home. Some of the homeless use the library to catch up on news by reading newspapers and going on internet. And some of them actually read books! Gasp!
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Re: Library adds security

Postby the truth » Dec 1st, 2017, 12:33 pm

Piecemaker wrote:Ummm, this thread is about library security. I happened to be there yesterday and it was a quiet and peaceful place.


maybe they got around to kicking out the junkies this week :up:
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Re: Library adds security

Postby Piecemaker » Dec 1st, 2017, 12:39 pm

Perhaps. I didn't actually see any security guards either, come to think of it. Parking patrol was there and a couple people got tickets for being parked on the brickwork and not in the parkade.
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