North Van MLA Bowinn Ma named B.C. minister of state for infrastructure

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November 27, 2020 – Brent Richter/North Shore News

As a minister of state, Ma will work with Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Rob Fleming, who will be responsible for the ministry as a whole, but Ma will be assigned to oversee some specific public works projects.

Her mandate letter posted on the government’s website directs her to move ahead with implementing the TransLink Mayors’ Council’s 10-year plan, including the Broadway subway, “with an eventual terminus at UBC,” and the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension, widening Highway 1 through the Fraser Valley, replacement of the Massey crossing, ensuring the completion of the Pattullo Bridge replacement and “Work with cabinet colleagues, communities and regions to support the planning and development of key transit projects, like high-speed transit links for the North Shore and the expansion of rail up the Fraser Valley.”

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