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Causton on rapid transit referendum and political panel

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Victoria area politicians and ratepayers are asking more questions about the handling of the proposal for a nearly $1-billion light rail transit system. Oak Bay Mayor Chris Causton, the chair of the Victoria Regional Transit Commission, talks about the rising costs of an LRT study commissioned by B.C. Transit and whether a referendum is needed to approve the cost. 

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The political panel discusses whether the B.C. government should buy the 236-hectares next to the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail that were turned down for development this week by Capital Regional District directors, as well as funding for developmentally disabled adults and a new ad campaign  targeting the B.C. Conservative leader. 

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