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The Mayors Council propses tax for transit users

February 6, 2013

The Mayors Council on Regional Transportation has tabled five funding options for consideration by the province.  Council Chair and North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton says it includes what he calls a minor regional sales tax. “We are probably only talking about you know point-one or point-two or point -three percent it may be as [...]

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North Shore considering policing options

October 18, 2012

The three municipalities on the North Shore continue to take a look at dropping the RCMP and moving to another policing option. North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton says they are still trying to determine the cost benefits, if any, of moving away from the mounties and sharing the West Vancouver police instead.   But he [...]

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Richard Walton on Port Mann Bridge tolls

September 13, 2012
Richard Walton on Port Mann Bridge tolls

There have long been calls to not only toll the new Port Mann Bridge, but other structures across the region to make it fair and equitable.“No way” says the Chair of the Translink Mayor’s Council.Richard Walton is also North Vancouver District Mayor.He says tolling all structures “doesn’t make any sense.” “If the intent is to [...]

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North Vancouver District to sign RCMP deal

June 28, 2012
North Vancouver District to sign RCMP deal

Another hold out municipality is getting ready to sign the new RCMP deal before the deadline. North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton says they still have some unanswered questions, but will sign the deal. “We don’t sign then the Minister will be acting within her legal prerogative to assume policing responsibility for North Vancouver District [...]

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