The funding formula for the Evergreen Line continues to dominate local discussion. Well, maybe not as much as the contents of the latest People Magazine (Harper Seven Beckham? What the…), but you’re not here for the baby-naming habits of Soccer Spice. Links onward!
Premier Christy Clark has now come out in support of the funding formula for the Evergreen Line, after expressing reservations earlier in the week. For a BC Liberal party that is usually a good steward of spin, this seems badly stage managed. Kinda sad we expect stage management in politics instead of honest dialog.
Port Moody councillor Mike Clay has blogged about the Evergreen twice in one week now, talking about the transit goodies that had to be spread around Metro Vancouver in order to get the Evergreen Line approved. City Caucus also weighs in on the Evergreen.
The City of Port Moody is looking for input on their Community Sustainability Plan. Go to www.portmoody.ca/sustainability, fill out a short survey, and you could win some snazzy prizes.
Now to offset that article, Selina Robinson breaks down a week in the life of a typical Tri-Cities councillor. To say they’re busy for the money they bring home to do it would be an understatement.
This week the Vancouver Observer asks what would make Vancouver a better place to live. Housing affordability seems to be near the top of their list.