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Ex-Kelowna chief fights back against allegations

Sept. 15, 2010, Kelowna, B.C. - Former Kelowna Fire Chief Rene Blanleil says he’s had enough and speaks to the people of Kelowna, B.C., in a YouTube video in which he disputes claims by local media of misappropriation of funds.

September 15, 2010
By Carey Fredericks

“I am doing what I must to do protect my reputation,” Blanliel says he
says in the three-minute video. “I have served the city of Kelowna with
honor and integrity.” Blanleil says he has spoken to lawyers and
suggests that a lawsuit against local media is imminent. “There is
simply nothing to these allegations,” he says. View the YouTube video

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