Is Nelson trying to drive away tourists?

We are frequent visitors to the Kootenay region, spending time in the area every summer.

We are frequent visitors to the Kootenay region, spending time in the area every summer. We love the area, and we love Nelson.

Sadly, we spend very little of our time or tourist dollars in beautiful Nelson.

Why?

Well, we travel with a four-legged companion. Obviously, on the hot days we hope for in the summertime, we are not going to leave our dog in the car. But, we feel like criminals walking our dog down the streets of Nelson. That doesn’t happen in Creston, Crawford Bay, Kaslo or any of the other, also beautiful towns in the area.

I think Nelson’s anti-dog bylaw is ridiculous, and I know for a fact it keeps tourists away, because we are tourists, and it keeps us away. Is this the intention?

Susan Osterwoldt

Edmonton

 

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