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October 22, 2017 9:18 pm

Downtown PG’s Annual Report Gives Pause For Pulse-Taking

DBIA President Eoin Foley, Executive Director Colleen Van Mook, and Treasurer Derek Dougherty courtesy CPG webcam

DBIA President Eoin Foley, Executive Director Colleen Van Mook, and Treasurer Derek Dougherty                                    courtesy CPG webcam

 courtesy CPG webcam

courtesy CPG webcam

Prince George, BC – Responding to criticism from Councillor Brian Skakun that the Downtown Business Improvement Association’s annual report failed to touch on any of the pervasive issues in the city’s centre, President Eoin Foley said addressing public safety and perception issues are central to every DBIA initiative.

Following Executive Director, Colleen Van Mook’s, presentation highlighting the association’s activities over the past year and outlining strategic priorities for the year ahead at Monday night’s meeting, Councillor Skakun said the slides looked good, but he pointed to concerning omissions.

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