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BC Liberals

On October 9, Metro Vancouver sent letters to the three main political parties of British Columbia with the 14 questions you will see on this website. Responses to these questions will be posted on this website as we receive them.

Questions

 

PANDEMIC RESPONSE, RESILIENCE AND EQUITY

How does your party intend to support the health and well-being of B.C.’s equity-seeking residents going forward?


Will your party commit to applying an equity lens for planning and funding decisions?


How will your party provide additional wraparound services, including resources for in-house, outreach, addictions and mental health programs?


CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY

If elected, will your party commit to reassessing the funding model for local governments – with a view toward providing long-term, predictable, sustainable funding?


Will your party commit to partnering with local governments – to working together with Ottawa when necessary – to garner the Federal government’s fair share for critical investments in infrastructure projects?


Will your party commit to funding at least one-third of the Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant project, which under federal regulations, must be completed by 2030?


Will your party commit to providing additional resources for expedited approvals of local government projects and initiatives?


HOUSING AND AFFORDABILITY

If elected, what specifically will your party do to support an expanded inventory of affordable rental housing options for the Metro Vancouver region?


Will your party commit to co-investment with Metro Vancouver on its Housing 10-Year Plan?


What actions will your government take to secure additional low-barrier housing units for equity seeking homeless populations?


CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT

How will your party further support adaptation and mitigation of climate change impacts?


Will your party commit to partnering with Metro Vancouver to expand and acquire regional park land?


Will your party commit to establishing a greenhouse gas reduction program in alignment with the Metro 2050 climate change strategy and the targets as expressed in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report?