Transit, taxes on menu at chamber breakfast

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May 29th, 2019 – Jane Seyd/North Shore News

Bringing rapid transit to the North Shore and the impact of taxes and housing on local businesses were all on the menu as three local MLAs sat down to breakfast with North Vancouver Chamber  members Thursday.

Following the recent provincial announcement of a feasibility study into rapid transit between North Vancouver and the rest of Metro Vancouver, businesses are curious about “what’s it going to look like five years from now?” said moderator Peter Leitch.

North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Bowinn Ma said nobody knows the answer to that question yet. “We don’t know what will work,” she said. The first step is “let’s find out what’s physically possible,” she said, followed by what’s possible from a financial perspective.

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