Mayors say ‘Yes’ vote critical to local economy

Richmond News

Mayor Malcolm Brodie was joined by his Vancouver counterpart Mayor Gregor Robertson at Brighouse station in Richmond Wednesday morning to stake claims that a ‘Yes’ vote in the upcoming transit tax plebiscite will improve the economy as well as the environment and, notably, the money raised will be at arms-length of TransLink’s base budget…

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Lower fees pitched for garbage haulers

24 Hours Vancouver

Regional politicians hope a decrease in the “tipping fees” garbage haulers are charged is enough to entice waste collection firms to keep their trash within the region — instead of travelling to the U.S. to dump it on the cheap…

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