Democracy Watch Episode May 24, 2018

Vancouver's Mayoral Race, Ban on Single Use Plastic Items & the VAFFC Pipeline in Richmond

5:04pm - 5:58pm

It’s 148 days till we elect a new mayor, city councillors, school board trustees and park board trustees. In this summer edition of Democracy Watch, we bring listeners an update on Vancouver's coming municipal election. After that, a report from Vancouver's city hall. News Collective members Aidan Tong and Sammy Smart speak with concerned parties at a hearing on May 16th, which concludes in the passing of a ban on single-use plastic items. Democracy Watch ends with interviews on the soon-to-be-built Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corporation (VAFFC) pipeline. News Collective member Alex de Boer speaks with journalist Glen Korstrom of Business in Vancouver and Richmond City Councillor, Carol Day on exactly how imminent this pipeline in.

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