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RDCK wants disaster legislation fixed

The lack of provincial disaster compensation for those residents who lost secondary homes has left a lot of frustration in Johnsons Landing.

RDCK Chair John Kettle says despite numerous attempts to get some sort of financial relief from government it was a case of the legislation being lacking.

The RDCK will propose a resolution at next month’s Union of BC Municipalities Convention calling for the creation of a BC disaster fund.

Kettle says it’s terrible that those property owners still have to pay tax and even mortgage payments even though their homes were swept away.

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