Kelowna Women in Business

Laura Thurnheer- candidate for City Council

  • 27 Oct 2014 1:48 PM
    Message # 3134718
    Patricia Chandler (Administrator)



    A Prosperous Business Community

    · Continued focus on business retention and attraction · Focus on incentives vs. taxes and a review of current       business tax levels

    · Support to new and growing sectors as they develop and   create jobs

    · Support to businesses of all sizes including start-ups and 

      social entrepreneurs An Accessible Community

    · Develop necessary infrastructure i.e. 2nd Crossing & CN

      Rail line

    · Continued support to, and expansion of, our airport and   air routes

    · Expanded bus transit and improved reliability

    · Maintenance & repair of our roadways

    · Creation of an alternative truck route (new bypass) An Affordable Community

    · Better access to affordable housing for young, and   working people

    · Focus on cost control and strategically managed growth   and expenditure

    · Fair and equitable taxes providing a strong price value    relationship

    · Youth retention and employment opportunities

    A Safe Community

    · Continued support to necessary emergency services

    · Continued support to necessary law enforcement

    · Re-focus on eliminating gang violence and related crime

    · Continued revitalization and clean-up of town centres

    A Healthy and Welcoming Community

    · Celebrating and supporting diversity and multiculturalism

    · Access to recreational opportunities in all parts of the city · Support for a vibrant, thriving Arts and Culture   community

    · Support for the Not-for-Profit sector towards sustainability




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