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The TransLink Referendum Won't be Pretty

TransLink -- everyone's favourite whipping boy in the Lower Mainland -- is about to be put to the electoral test and it promises not to be pretty. The fate of TransLink's future funding will be decided in the midst of the introduction of the Compass card, and Lower Mainland residents know full well how that initiative has been going as of late. It doesn't bode well for the vote.
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Who's Running TransLink Anyway?

At TransLink, the inmates are now running the asylum. With such little support from taxpayers, riders, mayors, the minister and the board chair, TransLink's push for a $23 billion tax-and-spend binge is coming from its senior executive team. They are making media appearances and desperately trying to push for higher taxes. It will be up to the taxpayers to take the keys away from the transportation authority's senior executives
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B.C.'s Long Hot Weekend

Health officers in B.C.'s Lower Mainland are warning people to be careful during a heat wave that has been forecast for the B.C. Day long weekend. Environment Canada issued a special weather statemen...
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BC Workers 'Kept Like Slaves'

Two immigrant women employed as live-in domestic help in separate homes in B.C.'s Lower Mainland say they were treated like slaves by their employers and held as virtual captives in their jobs. One o...