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"I’m accused of being anti-ALR, anti-most everything and very pro-development. But I’ve worked with those people out in the fields, I’ve gone through the banks, I’ve gone through the hailstones, I’ve gone through the times when you don’t have the labour to pick the crops.” Mayor Jim Stuart sees Kelowna’s development-versus-preservation dilemma from a unique perspective. He is a native of the city and has worked a south Kelowna orchard since 1953.

Read the original feature from the 1991 Fall issue.

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