View Royal’s public safety building decision should be regarded as a healthful exercise.
It exposed some divisions, compelled the corporate town to communicate and to listen, and again demonstrated apathy: a one-third turnout for a significant money vote.
How may we build from that?
The town’s strategic plan calls for economic development.
Reliable fire protection will draw business, so let’s get on with it — including provision for an adequate police precinct. We’re a long way from the Langford RCMP detachment.