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ANALYSIS: Like many before, the BC NDP are building big things where their voters are

For more evidence that the NDP government is very Lower Mainland-centric, look no further than last week’s announcement that it would replace the Pattullo Bridge… 729 more words


Pattullo: A question for Andrew Wilkinson

From the CBC:

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson questioned why the provincial government couldn’t get federal funding for the Pattullo Bridge replacement as well.

“Normally major infrastructure projects have a large component of federal financing.

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With Pattullo Bridge replacement resolved, focus turns to Broadway subway, Surrey LRT

Taking the Pattullo Bridge replacement off TransLink’s balance sheet won’t speed up progress on the region’s other two megaprojects, according to the vice-chair of the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation. 540 more words


Patullo Bridge Replacement

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Premier Horgan announced today that the province is going to take over the replacement of the Pattullo Bridge.

I must admit that I was somewhat surprised, but on reflection I think Horgan’s announcement of the removal of tolls on the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges left him nowhere else to go. 876 more words


Provincial government to fund brand new Pattullo Bridge

The provincial government is picking up the entire tab for a $1.377 billion Pattullo Bridge replacement. Premier John Horgan announced Friday morning that the province is taking over operating the span from Translink once it is completed in 2023. 284 more words


Province announces plans to replace Pattullo Bridge

B.C. Premier John Horgan has announced the NDP’s plans to replace the aging Pattullo Bridge.

Construction on the four-lane $1.337-billion project will begin in the summer of 2019 with a completion date of 2023, and will be solely funded by the province. 319 more words


Throne Speech 2018: B.C. government promises 'historic investments' in child care, housing

The B.C. government is planning on introducing new measures to crack down on speculation in Metro Vancouver’s overheated housing market. In the speech from the throne read this afternoon by Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon, the NDP vowed to bring in new policies around housing in next week’s provincial budget. 983 more words