Every weekend Q101 will revisit the most talked-about stories of the week in Merritt and bring them to you all in one place. As well as my favourite story of the week.
This week Merritt was buzzing about the rezoning of 1330 Pine Street, a record-breaking quarter for the Baillie House, and changes to the vaping regulations in BC.
Pine Street Rezoning Proceeds
During a nearly one-hour public hearing, various groups and individuals spoke to their concerns surrounding the property, most of which revolved around the flood plain.
Apart from the developer’s agent, no member of the public in attendance spoke in support of the change.
Record-Breaking Quarter for Baillie House Visitors
For a second consecutive quarter, the Baillie House is reporting record-breaking numbers.
Big Changes to Vaping Announced by BC NDP
To further deter harmful behaviour, the government intends to introduce legislation later this month to increase the provincial sales tax (PST) rate applied to vape products from 7% to 20%...
My favourite story this week was about work being done on mental health.
School District Receives Mental Health Funding
School District 58 Nicola-Similkameen has received funding to continue its work in the area of mental health.
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