In an effort to increase turnout at the polls, Alberta Liberals are proposing a $50 tax credit for those who vote in the provincial election. The proposal is part of a 12-point strategy to increase accountability and effectiveness in government. Read the full story in the Globe and Mail .
An increase in shelter space and improved services for those will mental illnesses and addictions are helping to reduce Vancouver’s crime rate. Programs such Operation Co-operation, Safer Parking Initiative, Project Griffin, and Bar Watch are also helping reduce crime. Read the full story in The Globe and Mail .
In an effort to boost cycling as a mode of transportation from 3.7% to 10%, the city of Vancouver is allocating $25 million dollars towards a two year plan aiming for a reduction in road space for cars. The city has already converted a lane of traffic from the both the Burrard Street Bridge and READ MORE