Tag: kevin acton

Breaking news…Lumby speaks and the government listens- No prison for Lumby, Osoyoos Indian Band to host correctional facility.

Wonderful news out of Lumby tonight from my friend Priscilla, who confirms that Lumby will not be home to a new 360 cell facility. The province will be making an announcement with the Osoyoos Indian Band tomorrow morning in Oliver, and it is expected that they will announce the… Continue Reading “Breaking news…Lumby speaks and the government listens- No prison for Lumby, Osoyoos Indian Band to host correctional facility.”

” In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” ~ Napoleon

Christy Clark is not the only thing that comes to mind when talking about bad politics and slim margin vote results – Mayor Kevin Acton  and his council are right up there too. The decision to go ahead with a prison bid for the village… Continue Reading “” In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” ~ Napoleon”

Breaking news: Village of Lumby votes to go ahead with prison plans despite 56% opposition ** updated with video of the vote.

This just in  from the council meeting : Mayor Acton of Lumby and all council members except Tracy Williamson in favor of telling the province the community of Lumby wants the prison even though a 56 % majority of the community voted against it.… Continue Reading “Breaking news: Village of Lumby votes to go ahead with prison plans despite 56% opposition ** updated with video of the vote.”

Combined referendum results say NO to prison in Lumby.

What a difference a night makes. Prior to going to bed last night, the initial media reports indicated the referendum results where favourable for a prison in Lumby. However, those early reports from the Kelowna paper were misleading, because they did not include the Area D… Continue Reading “Combined referendum results say NO to prison in Lumby.”