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Premier Christy Clark said the new funding will help fight climate change in Metro Vancouver.
Elections BC says it didn't open nearly 38,400 ballot packages.
The annual bonus alone could add up to $95,000.
It's time for municipal governments to rethink the assumption that more revenue is needed to fund transit expansion. Savings can be found within current spending envelopes, given the dramatic increases in spending by municipalities and TransLink over the last decade.
"61% of voters in the Metro Vancouver population said no to improving transit. Let's do it ourselves."
About 62 per cent voted no.
The two officers were acquitted of other charges including public mischief, breach of trust and fabricating evidence.
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This referendum isn't about TransLink's internal spending habits. It's on whether we want to fund public transit to the extent that it'll positively impact our generation and generations onward.
One apartment resident says she's concerned the ballots could end up in the wrong hands.
Like it or not, this referendum is the meal that is being served on the table.
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"This is about the future of the region — how it's going to be shaped."
Vancouver's mayor wants to assure the public that TransLink will spend its money properly if the referendum passes.
Instead of focusing on ways to con the taxpayer into handing more money over via dodgy claims and ballot questions, TransLink apologists should focus on addressing executive pay, delivering projects like Compass Card as promised, and curbing waste.
Vancouver mayoral candidate Meena Wong has waded into the city's heated transit debate by proposing a universal "dollar a day" travel pass. The Vancouver Pass, or V-Pass, would cost $365 per year, the...