Metro Vancouver wants to hear from the big federal parties

Metro Vancouver is calling on Canada’s four largest political parties to publicly clarify their platforms on critical issues facing the region, according to a press release.

The issues include affordable housing, climate change, environmental protection and sustainable funding for major infrastructure projects, Metro Vancouver states.

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Seven “key questions” were sent to the Liberal Party of Canada, the New Democratic Party of Canada, the Conservative Party of Canada and the Green Party of Canada, Metro notes.

The answers will be posted on the Local Government Matters website in the weeks leading up to the federal election on Oct. 21.

“Metro Vancouver welcomes over 35,000 new residents each year and provides essential services to over half the population in B.C., and as a result, we’re experiencing significant challenges associated with population growth and the impacts of climate change,” said Metro Vancouver Board Chair Sav Dhaliwal. “We are encouraging all residents to visit Local Government Matters to find out where the federal parties stand on crucial issues affecting the livability of our region.”

 

 

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