Mayors okay TransLink tax hike on leap of faith

Cloverdale Reporter

Six mayors opposed the plan: Burnaby’s Derek Corrigan, Richmond’s Malcolm Brodie, Delta’s Lois Jackson, Langley Township’s Rick Green, Pitt Meadows’ Don MacLean and New Westminster Mayor Wayne Wright. Green said South of Fraser residents are …

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Higher transit taxes are not the answer

The Province

Not all mayors – Burnaby’s Derek Corrigan and Richmond’s Malcolm Brodie being among the most prominent – support the plan, largely because they feel the governance model for TransLink is badly flawed and that constantly slamming motorists and …

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How much is that doggy in the window?

Burnaby Now

However, he mentioned that Richmond has had some strong leadership on the issue, and he would speak with Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie about it. “I wouldn’t mind seeing what Richmond’s done and what drew them to impose a new bylaw,” he said. …

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TransLink always begs for money, critics say

The Province

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie won’t back gas-and property-tax hikes to help fund TransLink’s $1.4-billion “Moving Forward” plan. “It’s that there is a property-tax component which I cannot support,” Brodie …

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Richmond mayor stands his ground over vote to hike property taxes to pay for TransLink

Richmond News

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie won’t back property tax hikes to help fund TransLink’s $1.4-billion “Moving Forward” plan. Unions representing transit workers has earlier this week urged Metro Vancouver mayors to accept TransLink’s proposed funding supplement plan – including a two-cents-a-litre boost in gas taxes – to pay for transit projects such as the 11-kilometre Evergreen Line …

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7 Metro Vancouver mayors back new gas tax

CBC.ca

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie, however, says he’ll vote ‘No’ on Friday. “Permanent funding sources have always been a problem for this organization,” he said. “All we are doing by approving this is putting another Band-Aid over the problem. …

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