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Major TransLink overhaul going ahead (CBC- March 8, 2007)

'Taxation Without Representation' Under New TransLink (The Tyee- March 21, 2007)

New transit authority 'assault on democracy': Louie (The Province- April 27, 2007)

TransLink changes could lead to urban sprawl, experts says (Vancouver Sun- April 28, 2007)

GVRD sears TransLink reform (Burnaby Now- May 3, 2007)

Premier called a hypocrite (Georgia Straight- May 10, 2007)

TransLink wasn't a bust, says Mayor (Richmond Review- May 11, 2007)

New TransLink Panned (Richmond Review- June 14, 2007)

Mayors to resist the TransLink overhaul (Coquitlam Tri City News- June 17, 2007)

Business interests dominate new TransLink panel (Richmond Review- August 22, 2007)

We need to cast a wider net for new TransLink board (The Province- September 3, 2007)

This reform needs a rethink (Richmond Review- October 17, 2007)

New TransLink board seen as 'erosion of democracy' (The Province- November 1, 2007)

Critics line up against neo-TransLink Bill 43 (Georgia Straight- November 15, 2007)

TransLink overhaul passes (Surrey Leader- November 29, 2007)

New TransLink system due to fail: Hunt (Surrey North Delta Leader- December 2, 2007)

Business dominates new TransLink board (Burnaby Newsleader- December 14, 2007)

Board under microscope (Tri City News- December 28, 2007)

Outgoing TransLink directors dismiss criticism (Tri City News- January 2, 2008)

Revamped TransLink losing credibility (The Abbotsford News- February 14, 2008)

TransLink board highest paid in B.C. (Peace Arch News- February 19, 2008)

TransLink hikes property taxes at closed board meeting (The Province- March 29, 2008)

Critics demand openness but TransLink boss defends secrecy (Tri City News- April 2, 2008)

New TransLink board was cautioned on secrecy (Maple Ridge News- April 12, 2008)

NDP tries to open up TransLink board (Surrey North Delta Leader- May 2, 2008)

TransLink 'Bad for democracy' (The Province- May 2, 2008)

New TransLink Board looks at self evaluation (The Province- May 29, 2008)

TransLink Board Hiring (The Province- August 13, 2008)

Mayors balk at TransLink fee hikes (Surrey Leader- October 16, 2008)

TransLink to spend more than it gets (The Province- December 8, 2008)

Cell phone levy among TransLink tax ideas (Surrey Leader- December 10, 2008)

TransLink won't ask mayors for more cash (Cloverdale Reporter- June 4, 2010)

Mayors condemn TransLink tax grab (North Shore News- November 12, 2010)