Almost 60 Metro Vancouver Alliance leaders packed a church gym to evaluate how to pass a half cent sales tax to fund improved transit. Leaders argue that better transit is needed to incorporate future demands of the growing (and aging) population, and to contribute to pollution reduction efforts.
800 Metropolitan Vancouver Alliance (MVA) delegates assembled to challenge Mayoral candidates for Vancouver with a multi-pronged agenda. All four candidates, including the incumbent, endorsed the proposals on social isolation, transit, poverty, and protections for apartment renters.
The Vancouver Courier reported that "in what so far has been a lacklustre election campaign, the Metro Vancouver Alliance gave the civic race a lively boost..."Read more