Occupy the Ballot Box

November 16, 2011

In a newly released Centre for Civic Governance poll, 67.1% of British Columbians surveyed said they would be in favour of their municipality adopting a living wage bylaw which would ensure that all directly-employed city staff, as well as staff contracted by the city to work on service contracts are paid a locally calculated living wage. This response reflects a key concern for many: the economy. When asked about issues, 32% of British Columbians expressed strong concern about the economy. While the natural environment was not top of mind, when asked specifically about whether they wanted their municipal government to take strong action on climate change 40.7% said yes.

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