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Watch: Two generations of students talk about debt, scarcity and the future

British Columbia can invest in post-secondary education -- but won't. Here two generations comes face-to-face with student debt and talk about the future of post-secondary education.

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Voting yes: Urban development on the line in Vancouver transit referendum

Photo: flickr/ Caelie_Frampton

If you live in metro Vancouver, your mailbox contains the chance to voice your opinion on the transit referendum. Whatever you think will be neatly expressed by one of two words: yes, or no.

If you vote "yes," you vote for the expansion of public transit services. As metro Vancouver looks forward to an additional one million people, transportation will play a key role in supporting and shaping the urban development necessary to accommodate the demographic increase.

Implicit in your choice is support for the existing development paradigm. The concern is that this development model could displace those who will most benefit from transportation expansions.

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