Dawson Creek residents deliver a "wake up call" to their politicians

“We have to control our spending in this city and we haven’t.”-- Brian Downie, President of the Dawson Creek Ratepayers, expressing the driving thought behind his groups campaign against proposed borrowing plans by that community’s government.

It’s the kind of backlash that might send fear through the hearts of many municipal politicians in British Columbia.

Dawson Creek residents have put the brakes on proposed municipal spending, by voting against a motion to borrow $ 9.9 million dollars for capital projects over the next three years…

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