No changes to Highway of Tears despite recommendations

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(photo courtesy Flickr user Izithombe).

Despite calls for a shuttle bus service along Highway 16, vulnerable residents have few options when travelling along the so-called 'Highway of Tears.'

In 2012, Missing Women's Inquiry Commissioner Wally Oppal recommended the government immediately begin work on a public transportation plan.

But municipal leaders say there has been no consultation with the Province on its plans to keep women safe.

Smithers Mayor Taylor Bachrach has been pushing for shuttle service.

He joins Shelley Joyce on the line.

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