Metro Vancouver Transit Tax

Metro Vancouver Transit Tax Debate: Transparency Is Key For 'Yes' Side

Mike Klassen | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

The Mayors' Council could break from past unsuccessful referenda by getting a Yes vote this spring. But they have to get to work now and most importantly, use openness to earn the voters' trust.

Metro Vancouver Mayors Ramp Up Transit Tax 'Yes' Campaign

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A 0.5 per cent tax would be harmonized with the provincial sales tax.

Transit Tax Would Be Added To PST: Province

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

If the tax is approved, Metro Vancouver shoppers will see a combined PST and transit tax totalling 7.5 per cent on their receipts.

New Tax Proposed To Pay For TransLink

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A sales tax has been floated by Metro Vancouver mayors as an option to help fund TransLink's growing operational costs in the region. The proposal,...