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Can IH help with transit funding freeze ?

Our area may need to turn to Interior Health to help protect the rural public transit gains made in recent years.

This from Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff who is also chair of the West Kootenay Transit Commitee.

The Province has announced a BC-wide budget freeze the next three years and Chernoff says the all-important tri-city connector routes are currently subsidized by IH.

Saturday service has only just been introduced and hopes of adding more feeder services to the main inter-city connectors have been dashed by news of the budget freeze.

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