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Jordan Bateman: Rewards for 'healthy choices' is a waste of our tax dollars

Health Minister Terry Lake’s gut seems to be telling him one thing, yet he is doing the opposite. Unfortunately, he’s wasting taxpayer money betting against his own common sense. 601 more words


Podcast: In Depth with Ian Austin on what's next for TransLink

Lower Mainland voters delivered a resounding no to increasing sales tax to raise funds for TransLink to pay for transit and infrastructure projects.

This week on In Depth we examine what happened and what’s next for embattled transportation authority. 68 more words


Yes side spends $5.8 million in transit plebiscite campaign

VANCOUVER – Proponents of a multibillion-dollar plan to upgrade transit services in Metro Vancouver spent just over $5.8 million promoting a Yes vote during a… 482 more words


Transit plebiscite 'no' side cries foul after campaign signs removed

WATCH: ‘No’ signs for the Metro Vancouver transit plebiscite seem to be scarce, especially in Surrey. Asa Rehman explains why.

It may be a plebiscite, but Metro Vancouver’s upcoming… 273 more words


CTF: Bateman on fare gates (and food)

Let’s start a new category for the Jordan Bateman and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, beginning with this gem from Geof:

In December 2014, Bateman wrote on his blog that PST exemptions for things like food should be eliminated.

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Ohrn, The Daily Scot and Others: Bateman, the Port Mann and the CTF

A number of items and articles, connected with a common theme.

The Daily Scot linked to this video, with a preset to Bateman’s position and involvement on the Port Mann Bridge when he was a Langley councillor: 761 more words


Canadian Taxpayers Federation gives TransLink lifetime achievement award for waste

WATCH: TransLink was awarded a lifetime achievement “teddy waste award” today. It comes from the national arm of the Canadian Taxpayer’s Federation. Ted Chernecki explains why the Federation felt compelled to honour TransLink so close to an historic plebiscite asking voters to approve a half percent hike in the provincial sales tax. 681 more words