POLITICS

Ice cream headache silenced in West Kelowna, B.C., as truck tunes tossed

05/24/2012 12:35 EDT | Updated 07/24/2012 05:12 EDT
WEST KELOWNA, B.C. - A familiar sound of summer has been frozen out in one Okanagan community.

Councillors in West Kelowna, B.C., have voted to ban the tinny chimes of the ice cream truck.

The newly adopted policy prohibits music or voice amplifying devices from any mobile vending unit.

The policy was adopted after district officials say they received numerous complaints about music blaring from the ice cream and snack trucks.

Councillors also voiced concerns about children running out into streets. (CKFR)