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2014/12/19 20:18
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Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce has come out against the proposed “Congestion Improvement Tax,” which is being proposed to provide additional money for TransLink to extend bus service, replace the...
2014/12/19 20:18
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2014/12/19 01:44
2014/12/19 01:44
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The province approved a TransLink referendum on Thursday for this spring, when Lower Mainland residents will vote on a 0.5 per cent increase in the B.C. sales tax to fund the transportation...
2014/12/18 21:24
2014/12/18 21:24
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The extra 0.5 per cent sales tax for transit expansion going to a regional referendum in the spring will be called a "Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax." The province today released the...
2014/12/16 22:55
2014/12/16 22:55
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The Pattullo Bridge could face one to three years of work starting late next summer that will require frequent lane closures if not complete shutdowns at times. TransLink vice-president of...
2014/12/16 16:14
2014/12/16 16:14
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... in life are the following: Getting married; getting separated or filing for divorce; going on a vacation; and having a loved one die. I may as well add to all these -- enduring Metro Manila’s...
2014/12/16 15:00
2014/12/16 15:00
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Some of us thought that Jennifer Hosterman traveled a lot when she was Pleasanton's mayor, a post she left just two years ago when she was termed out of office after more than 10 years on the City...
2014/12/12 19:09
2014/12/12 19:09
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A 0.5 per cent additional sales tax levied just in Metro Vancouver would spur more consumers to shop outside the region, raising questions over how the proposed tax will be implemented. So-called...
2014/12/12 18:32
2014/12/12 18:32
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After a second court earlier this month ruled SANDAG’s long-term transportation plan violated state requirements to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the regional planning agency’s board voted...
2014/12/12 06:55
2014/12/12 06:55
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... in Region IV-A (Quezon) 1 in Region IV-B (Mindoro Or.) 1 in Region VI (Iloilo) 1 in Region VII (Cebu) 15 in Region VIII (5 in Samar, 2 in Biliran, 7 in Eastern Samar, 1 in Leyte) 916 injured...
2014/12/10 15:44
2014/12/10 15:44
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TransLink has been told to fix a minor detail in the mayors’ transportation vision that could have major implications for Maple Ridge. However, the plan, approved last June, said a B-Line route could...
2014/12/10 10:55
2014/12/10 10:55
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Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart and Coun. Craig Hodge will represent the city on the Metro Vancouver board of directors. During Monday’s meeting, council voted unanimously to appoint the pair, who...
2014/12/09 03:39
2014/12/09 03:39
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B.C.’s mayors appear poised to ask voters to agree to a regional sales tax in the transit referendum next March to support a comprehensive new package of improvements, including a Broadway subway,...
2014/12/08 17:19
2014/12/08 17:19
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As a former high school English teacher, North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton spent nine years trying to get students to write clear and concise essays on one page. Now Walton is attempting...
2014/12/05 17:02
2014/12/05 17:02
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CATBALOGAN CITY, Philippines – Families were forcibly evacuated from danger zones in Samar yesterday as threats of storm surges and destructive winds remained despite the slight weakening of Typhoon...
2014/12/05 02:39
2014/12/05 02:39
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Metro Vancouver mayors will meet today to decide on the question for next year’s referendum on how to fund $7.5-billion in new transit infrastructure. The gathering is their last before releasing the...
2014/12/05 01:43
2014/12/05 01:43
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MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino yesterday warned concerned government agencies that he would have no patience for excuses in failing to prepare for Typhoon Ruby. Speaking with members of the...
2014/12/04 23:19
2014/12/04 23:19
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Richard Walton spent nine years trying to get students to write clear and concise essays on one page. Walton is now the mayor of North Vancouver District, and the former high school teacher is...
2014/12/03 11:30
2014/12/03 11:30
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Dr. Kevin Cahill is a charts-and-graphs kind of guy. The senior economist and managing director of ECONorthwest, Cahill has been awarded a teaching excellence award from Boston College and authored...
2014/12/01 23:21
2014/12/01 23:21
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... about making the public the fall-guy for not funding significant improvements to regional transit. But that appears to be what the BC government is trying to do with its insistence...
2014/11/29 01:17
2014/11/29 01:17
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Friday the expected transit tax referendum next spring is "doomed" and reiterated his opposition to the TransLink expansion plan supported by other Metro Vancouver mayors. The issue came up at...
2014/12/19 20:18
2014/12/19 20:18
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