Kelowna residents feeling upset with lengthy service Canada wait occasions – Kelowna Capital Information

Queensway Avenue, the hub of exercise, started as greater than 50 folks lined up outdoors the Service Canada workplace on Monday morning. Some folks even introduced garden chairs to make the lengthy wait extra snug.

Stroll-in wait occasions for the Kelowna Service Canada location are at present listed at over one hour.

Upashana instructed Capital Information that June 27 was his second try at ready in line to get a passport.

“I had my child with me and you understand how infants are, they do not stand nonetheless. I used to be right here for half an hour to an hour after which I needed to depart as a result of she was not affected person.

Brenda stated she simply wanted to replace her social insurance coverage. “It is my solely break day and I’ve to face right here.”

Each ladies stated the ready time was taking away from the time they spent with their youngsters.

The Canadian Authorities web site states that they’re working to ship passports as shortly as attainable, however there are excessive quantity delays. “If you do not have journey plans within the subsequent two weeks, we recommend you wait to name us.”

Wait occasions for Service Canada facilities may be discovered right here.

Individuals ready in line on the Service Canada Middle in Kelowna on June 27, 2022 (Brittany Webster – Black Press)

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