Money from CEOs, VPs, and family members of development companies are making large personal donations to municipal candidates. This election we can call on all candidates to pledge an end to this money which poses risk of undue influence on council decisions. This page will be updated as this issue develops.
You can read more about this issue in my blog post or if you want a more in-depth view, read Hunter Madsen’s paper.
We held a news conference on Sunday September 25th and officials and candidates from cities around the lower mainland attended. Below is a video from Global News, Monday September 26
You can also view the TV coverage from CBC. It is at the 5 minute mark of this video.