Telkwa referendum fails in vote

Residents in Telkwa have voted for the village not to be allowed to borrow up to $1 million.

  • Nov. 19, 2011 2:00 p.m.

Telkwa residents have spoken and the Village will not be allowed to borrow up to $1 million to renovate their new community hall.

At this election residents were asked: Are you in favour of the Village of Telkwa borrowing a sum not exceeding one million dollars to finance the purchase and renovation of the North West Premium Meat Co-op building and lands at 1415 Hankin Avenue and adjacent Lots 7,8,9 Block C.

The current unofficial tally has the No vote at 181 with those in favour at just 111.