READER POLL: Do you agree with BC SPCA’s recommendation to ban horse-drawn carriages from downtown Victoria streets?

Weigh in with your opinion on the latest Victoria News web poll

  • Jun. 6, 2018 8:30 a.m.

News came down this week that the BC SPCA wants the City of Victoria to ban the operation of horse-drawn carriages on busy downtown streets, and limit them to quieter areas, such as around Beacon Hill Park.

READ: BC SPCA recommends ban of horse-drawn carriages from downtown Victoria streets

Carriages have been fixture around the Inner Harbour and Old Town for decades, especially during tourist season. But we’d like to know how you feel about the SPCA’s recommendations.

Cast your vote in this week’s Victoria News reader web poll below. And to find out results from our last poll, go here and click on View Results.


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