Light-rail transit debate takes centre stage

The event will feature two guest speakers: LRT advocate, businessman and Saanich council candidate Rob Wickson, and LRT opponent Bev Highton, business owner and chair of the CRD Business and Residential Taxpayers' Association

Voices from both sides of the light-rail transit debate will be heard at an upcoming public forum.

The event will feature two guest speakers: LRT advocate, businessman and Saanich council candidate Rob Wickson, and LRT opponent Bev Highton, business owner and chair of the CRD Business and Residential Taxpayers’ Association.

Following the discussion audience members will have the chance to ask questions and answers in a moderated setting.

The Victoria chapter of the Urban Development Institute is organizing the forum, which happens Oct. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., in the east harbour ballroom of the Harbour Towers Hotel & Suites, 345 Quebec St.

Cost is $40 each for members and non-members. Table of eight is $280. Register by calling 250-383-1072.

 

 

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