Thursday, January 29, 2015
Vancouver - The big transit referendum question: Do you support a regional half per cent PST rise to pay for transit?
That’s the question Metro Vancouver residents could face — pending provincial approval — after a vote Thursday by the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation to send this new funding source to a yes-or-no referendum vote. Despite considerable support from third-party groups, a yes vote is not a lock. Anti-tax forces have already mobilized, paving the way for what should be a tumultuous few months. Read more.