Pub­lic toi­lets needed

The Recorder & Times (Brockville) - - OPINION -

Re­cently an ar­ti­cle en­ti­tled “More Pub­lic Toi­lets Would Promise Re­lief ” re­minded me of the times I have wit­nessed the need for toi­lets at Block­house Is­land in Brockville.

This sum­mer there were sev­eral bus loads of chil­dren from Ot­tawa vis­it­ing the Brockville Rail­way Tun­nel tun­nel and other at­trac­tions in that area. Many were ask­ing to go to the bath­room and one lit­tle lady had an ob­vi­ous prob­lem.

Sim­i­larly, on that day, about 250 bike rid­ers ar­rived in our fair city for the ‘Ride for Life.’

It was very hot and these rid­ers were also look­ing for wash­rooms. Af­ter send­ing one lady to the vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion of­fice to use their wash­room, she came back un­re­lieved.

The city must make por­ta­ble toi­lets avail­able at tourist at­trac­tions if we wish this city to grow and at­tract tourists to what is a beau­ti­ful area. We can­not ex­pect one snack bar to sup­ply the only toi­let fa­cil­i­ties. Chris Brem­ner Brockville

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