Editor, The Gazette:
An open letter to Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson
It has come to my attention that a senior’s housing cevelopment is being planned for the
area next to the Welcome Centre at Christina Lake.
I have lived in the Christina Lake area
for over 30 years and have loved every minute of it. The area being considered for the
development is the only “wild” area left at this end of the lake.
To take this beautiful area and make it the domain of only people who can pay to live there,
is, in my opinion, a crime. I would ask that this be reconsidered. I know I am only one
person but I feel there is support for this position.
There are deer, beaver, bear and many birds that call this area home. I took my children
there and now my grandchildren. It is a truly magical place with large beaver dams, huge
trees, winding paths and bird nests. It is a wild place where we can walk to see what this
lovely lake was like before development.
I feel this should be shared by all people who live and visit here. I hope that my letter of
concerns gives another vision for this lovely place.
There are many places available for
senior housing in the area and the one adult community we have now is by no means to
capacity. Please save this area for all of us to use and enjoy for many generations to come.