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Whistler does need a train station and we do need affordable housing. I would like to see the train station in a location that suits its needs, rather than the needs of a developer, even if it initially costs more to relocate the station. The affordable/employee housing issue, thankfully council has something to bring up every election. Yes it needs to be addressed, but what of the housing to be built for 2010? Do we need to lose limited lake front parkland for a short-term solution? We need our council and staff to take a balanced thoughtful approach, not a knee jerk reaction to accept the first easy proposal that comes along. The price in the long term will be prohibitive, and we as taxpayers will be stuck with footing the bill. As residents of Whistler we deserve a government that is lawful and caring for us.
Robin Brown P. Eng.