Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Skytrain for Surrey Protest at Bear Creek Park
Skytrain for Surrey hosted a protest at the Surrey Arts Centre in Bear Creek Park today outside Translink's LRT Koolaid lovefest so I eagerly checked it out. I met a few key people on the opposition. Daryl Dela Cruz from the Skytrain for Surrey group is rock solid. They are the ones that made the YouTube videos showing LRT crashes put to music.
I also met Rajesh Jayaprakash from People First Surrey who is also rock solid. The opposition is rallying together for the upcoming election. Rajesh is an engineer with a new political party who is running for City Council. I support him because he is clear in his opposition to the LRT insanity.
I saw a couple of guys coming out of the lovefest with cardboard trains that looked like a Pirate's Pack from Whitespot. I asked if they they got fries and a drink with that. A lot of people coming out of the meeting were not impressed. The meeting showed examples of efficient railways systems in Europe but that is not what they have planned for Surrey. Not at all.
Interesting to note, the Director of South of Fraser Rapid Transit at TransLink is Stephan Mehr. Before that he worked over 22 years with SNC-Lavalin the dirtiest construction company on the planet that is still in court facing fraud and corruption charges.
In 2017 SNC Lavalin agreed to repay Quebec municipalities for contracts obtained through fraudulent tactics. SNC-Lavalin was charged with offering bribes worth $47.7 million to officials in Libya. They are also alleged to have defrauded various Libyan public agencies of approximately $129.8 million. SNC-Lavalin agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a corruption case filed by the African Development Bank for ordering illicit payments to public officials to secure contracts.
Criminal charges against Arthur Porter, the man accused of committing what Quebec authorities described as the biggest corruption fraud in Canada’s history, were officially abandoned, two years after his death in a Panama prison. Porter was charged with fraud and breach of trust with regards to a hospital built by SNC-Lavalin in Montreal. The list goes on...
Save Our Surrey - Green Justice - Fiscal Responsibility.
People First Surrey Open House
People First Surrey will be having an open house Jun 23, 2-4 pm at the Guildford Public Library.