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Tax hikes for Vancouverites will be higher than city hall is advertising

December 12, 2012

An NPA Vancouver councillor is warning city residents the tax hikes approved by council today will actually be higher than what is being advertised.  George Affleck says when you factor in all the variables it will be higher than the predicted 2.75%. “When you include utilities you are looking at a 3 to 4% tax [...]

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It’s an early Christmas present for Langley Township Council

December 4, 2012
It’s an early Christmas present for Langley Township Council

They’ve voted themselves a big pay raise. The Mayor’s salary will go from 105 thousand to 121-thousand dollars in 2016. Councillor’s salaries go from 42-thousand to 48. Councillor Kim Richter voted against it and she wants taxpayers to speak up in opposition, “I think they need to get very involved in the budget process and [...]

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Delta city councillor named NDP candidate in North Delta

December 3, 2012

Delta city councilor Sylvia Bishop has been nominated as the NDP candidate in North Delta for the 2013 provincial election. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Delta City Councillor nominated NDP candidate for Delta North

December 3, 2012

Delta City Councillor Sylvia Bishop has been nominated the NDP’s candidate for Delta North in May’s provincial election. Bishop is a former elementary school teacher. She’s lived in Delta her whole life. In a release, NDP leader Adrian Dix says Bishop’s experience as a teacher and as an elected official in Delta will make her [...]

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Vancouver Councillor praises PoCo over anti-bullying

November 28, 2012
Vancouver Councillor praises PoCo over anti-bullying

Vancouver City Council will soon be debating a motion that proposes looking at opportunities for coordinated anti-bullying action in Vancouver, similar to Port Coquitlam’s “Be Someone” campaign announced Tuesday. Councillor Andrea Reimer introduced the motion, calling for staff to approach the Board of Education, and community groups already doing anti-bullying work to explore opportunities for [...]

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