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Delta could lose $688,000 per year if ferry terminal tax revenue vanishes

November 23, 2012

Delta could find itself in a costly predicament similar to West Vancouver if B.C. Ferries appeals the property assessment of the Tsawwassen ferry terminal. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Craig McInnes: B.C. government needs to take responsibility for ferry terminal ruling

November 23, 2012

Lawyers are being lined up for a showdown in court over the shocking decision by the B.C. Assessment Appeal Board to declare the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal essentially worthless. It’s no surprise that the District of West Vancouver is challenging the decision, since the drop will cost the municipality an estimated $ 250,000 in property [...]

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Pete McMartin: In Metro Vancouver, there are more rich, more poor and less in between

November 23, 2012

Exactly what was lost, and what has changed, is there on the maps. The first, a snapshot of income distribution in Metro Vancouver in 1970, shows a uniform expanse of middle class neighbourhoods. They blanket all of Metro. Small enclaves of rich and poor areas exist within that expanse, but they are anomalies. It was [...]

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BC Liberals inch up in the polls, but remain a distant second behind NDP

November 23, 2012

The BC Liberals have gained a small amount of ground in the past month, a new poll has found, which shows the governing party now trailing the New Democrats by 18 points. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Photos: The day the Beatles played Vancouver

November 23, 2012

The Fab Four came to Vancouver in the summer of 1964 for a concert at Empire Stadium August 22. Paul McCartney returns to Vancouver for a concert at BC Place Stadium Nov. 25, 2012. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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