Painting rainbows between the lines

Kamloops' new rainbow crosswalk is currently being painted at Second Avenue and Seymour Street

The lines of a rainbow crosswalk approved by Kamloops city council in August are now being painted at Second Avenue and Seymour Street.

Council voted unanimously to contribute $4,500 to the $6,000 project, with the remainder of the funds is coming from Kamloops Pride.

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Some councillors voiced concerns over the legal issues should other user groups make similar requests to the city, but city staff said they were not aware of any issues faced by other municipalities.

Kamloops Pride president Sam Numsen first pitched the crosswalk to council in June.

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