Metro Van and Fraser Valley Regional District butt heads over incinerator plan

Vancouver Observer

As Metro Vancouver considers building new incinerators to handle future garbage, the list of opponents is growing, with some jumping in to fight the plan. Few have been as bold or influential as Metro Van’s regional colleague and next door neighbour who recently launched an aggressive $50,000 TV and billboard ad campaign to fight the incinerator…

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River dredged for tall ships

Richmond News

As dredging of the south arm of the Fraser River continued this week City of Richmond staff presented their report to a parks and recreation committee meeting Tuesday for the proposed 2014 Ships to Shore Steveston and Richmond Maritime Festival events…

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Divisions over B.C. transit vote are getting wider

The Globe and Mail

An increasingly bitter standoff between the B.C. government and mayors in the Lower Mainland hardened further Thursday with Transportation Minister Todd Stone chiding the mayors for their lack of vision and the mayors accusing Mr. Stone of avoiding his own responsibilities…

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