The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade has come out against proportional representation - here's why
The proportional representation referendum is in full swing, with ballots due to Elections BC on November 30. The latest polling shows that support for the current system is just a single point ahead of support for prop rep – meaning this referendum could go either way.
Iain Black is the President and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and was a provincial cabinet minister the last time British Columbians voted on electoral reform.
Iain joined Rick via Skype from downtown Vancouver.
Rick Cluff is an award-winning journalist who hosted the popular CBC Radio Vancouver morning program “The Early Edition” from 1997 until his retirement in April of 2018.
He has conducted more than 50,000 interviews and asked more than half a million questions, of prime ministers, premiers, presidents and some of the world’s biggest sports and entertainment personalities.