Not surprised by mayor's reaction

When I read that 20 of Greater Vancouver’s 21 mayors had agreed on a new comprehensive transportation plan I knew without reading the story that it would be Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan who was opposed.

He is the most obstructive and least co-operative person I have ever encountered. He opposed the Pacific Gateway Project that widened Highway 1 and built the new Port Mann Bridge.

Almost no new low income housing has been built in Burnaby in the last 15 years because he refuses to co-operate with the province. The list goes on. He seems opposed to everything and is unable to work constructively with anyone.

Just once I would like to read that Mayor Corrigan was working co-operatively to solve our problems rather than working overtime to prevent others from doing so.

Garth Evans


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