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Bylaw forces business to build $10K ‘sidewalk to nowhere’ in Smithers, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
August 30, 2016 - 3:05pm Updated: August 30, 2016 - 5:55pm

SMITHERS, B.C. — On a lonely stretch of pavement in Smithers, B.C., a black-and-white sign cautions passersby: “The end is near.”

But rather than warn of impending doomsday, the sign literally refers to the end of the sidewalk, just a 30-metre stroll away.