Massey Bridge Becomes Election Tunnel

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In the  Globe and Mail  Ian Bailey  reports that the proposed Massey Bridge which is slated to replace the Massey Tunnel at a cost of around $3.5 billion dollars is going to be an election issue. The leader of the New Democratic Party John Horgan stated “I won’t rule out a bridge, but I don’t believe that bridge is supported by the mayors and it’s not, certainly supported by the people of Richmond. ”

Now here is the piece that gets a bit weird. Everyone knows that this bridge is going to take out Class one farmland in the most fertile soils in Canada. We also know that despite what the Province is saying, that there will be dredging, probably by  the Port to allow for bigger, deeper  boats to bring things like LNG (liquid natural gas) by boat down the Fraser River. The dredging  will impact the…

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