“If we are going to grow it will come from people choosing to live here,” Robert Fine, Econ Develop Officer, speaking about Kelowna area. This is the exact economic growth strategy for S’land. And just think “Real Estate Sales” instead of “grow”, and further, think “to sell my place” instead of “grow”. Folks, there are no new jobs here plain and simple and DEFINITELY will not be any on the horizon any time soon! Summerland was not a job attractant area during the largest economic boom many of us have ever seen! Summerland will not magically become a job attractant area NOW just because we NEED jobs more than ever! EVERY town, EVERY city, EVERY district, area, province and COUNTRY needs jobs! S’land is not going to attract new jobs in any major numbers…ever!
S’land will ONLY grow (sell some r.e., sell YOUR place) everytime someone decides they want to live here! So, how ’bout we make effort to attract those who will want to create some jobs when they decide to live here? Just thinkin’