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Todd Stone, B.C.'s minister of transportation, has apparently told the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC) that he will approve their long-standing request for a two cents per litre gas tax hike in the Victoria region. The VRTC wants the tax, which would generate $6.6 million, for bus improvements.
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Another vacancy in a public boardroom and another B.C. Liberal party supporter ready and willing to fill it. News that Frank Carson -- a partner at Victoria law firm Cox, Taylor -- was appointed chair of B.C. Transit's board of directors last week was met with the expected cynicism.
Premier Christy Clark said the new funding will help fight climate change in Metro Vancouver.
The long-awaited BC Transit provincial review went public earlier this month. To no one's surprise, the audit found several ways BC Transit has been wasting your tax money, and how poor they are at managing the millions of dollars of assets with which we entrust them.
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The unanimous decision was made in less than a few minutes.
Candidate Dianne Watts, the city's former mayor, said light-rail transit will spur economic growth as congestion is eased.
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It just got messy. Independent public inquiry kind of messy.
Gone are the days of silver bullet solutions. A personal car is great for many situations, but not for every trip; there are better tools available. The upcoming transit referendum is offering all of us an opportunity to vote for a better toolbox.
They have been charged with assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon.
A 0.5 per cent tax would be harmonized with the provincial sales tax.
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