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THE RECORD – Zehr expected to be appointed to Metrolinx board

June 1, 2015

WATERLOO REGION — Waterloo Region may soon have a local voice on the provincial Metrolinx board created to deal with transportation in the Toronto and Hamilton area.

Former Kitchener mayor Carl Zehr is expected to receive the post, according to a caucus memo obtained by The Record.

But Zehr has no plans to wade into local controversy over light-rail-transit funding.

“I do not want, nor will I get in the middle of the debate that is going on right now about the funding because that is a political issue and my involvement on the Metrolinx board is to implement policy, it’s not to create policy,” Zehr said. Read More