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People in Metro Vancouver are voting for 21 mayors. Would it be better if it were just 1?

Don't expect to see municipal amalgamation happen anytime soon, experts say

CBC NewsBridgette Watson

If you live in almost any other major metropolitan area in the world — Paris, New York, Toronto — local elections mean voting for one mayor.

And yet, in Metro Vancouver and Greater Victoria, residents are divided into multiple governments with multiple mayors.

In Metro Vancouver alone, there are 21 municipalities. On the other side of the Salish Sea, in the capital region, there are 13 municipalities. 

It may seem strange to an outsider, but there are historic and political reasons for the pieceme…

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People in Metro Vancouver are voting for 21 mayors. Would it be better if it were just 1?

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