The Canadian Press

2015-07-02 | BC Transit Tax

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Vancouver-area mayors aren't happy but say they respect the decision by voters to reject a new tax to fund major transportation upgrades. Residents panned the plan that would have paid for new buses, roads, a bridge and subway extension. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says it's now much more difficult to figure out how leaders will get important infrastructure projects built. (Robertson says the mayors won't try using a plebiscite to raise money again, noting this is the second time a new provincial sales tax has been rejected by B-C voters.)

Date: 2015-07-02
Placeline: BURNABY, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << how we would access the funding from the provincial and federal governments and and get those projects on track and ensure that their part of this integrated system but there's there's work to do on that but I think the bottom line is we want to see the province come back with Solutions on the funding Gap and on Transit government accountability which was raised repeatedly >>