BC: B.C. Transit Votes are In, Key Players Planning for Either Outcome

June 1, 2015

As the counting of ballots begins in Canada’s first public vote on whether to finance expanded transit with a new tax, key players are considering what they would do whether it is the Yes side or the No side that wins.

Voting ended Friday in an exercise that saw Lower Mainland voters asked whether they would approve a 0.5-per-cent increase to provincial sales tax applicable in Metro Vancouver to help fund $7.5-billion in transit expansion over the next decade to help move people as the region’s population increases ...

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