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FVRD wants to make garbage an election issue

April 29, 2013
FVRD wants to make garbage an election issue

The Fraser Valley Regional District wants to make Metro Vancouver’s garbage incineration aspirations an election issue. Abbotsford councilor, and FVRD board member, Patricia Ross says the Fraser Valley is already dealing with too much air pollution from Metro Vancouver. “What is so frustrating for us is that of all the pollution in the Fraser Valley [...]

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Impaired driving allegations derail political hopes

April 22, 2013

The leader of the BC Conservative party is confirming a possible drunk driving incident led to the party swapping out candidates in the riding of North Vancouver-Lonsdale. John Cummins says Jeff Sprague stepped down as the party’s candidate over the weekend. “Apparently there was an incident last Friday with this candidate, was involved in an [...]

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FVRD looking to block funding for Metro Vancouver waste to energy incinerator

October 27, 2012

The gloves are coming off in the battle over building a waste to energy incinerator between the Fraser Valley Regional District and Metro Vancouver.  As a controversy swirls over tonnes of toxic ash pumped out by a Burnaby incinerator that was shipped to Cache Creek for months with no warning FVRD Chair Sharon Gaetz seems [...]

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Debate about the location of Metro Vancouver’s newest garbage incinerator heats up

September 15, 2012
Debate about the location of Metro Vancouver’s newest garbage incinerator heats up

New reports on a proposed garbage incinerator for Metro Vancouver has re-ignited debate over technology. Global TV BC News

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