MPs urge people to speak up on controversial planned Pitt Meadows-Fort Langley riding
This summer, the proposed maps revealed that Langley-Aldergrove would expand to the east, representing much more of western Abbotsford.
The riding of Cloverdale-Langley City, represented by MP John Aldag, would also change its shape somewhat.
But the new proposed riding of Pitt Meadows-Fort Langley has attracted most of the attention.
It would include all of Langley north of Highway One, along with a chunk of northeastern Surrey, Barnston Island, parts of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, and a slice of Port Coquitlam.
It divides people who live and work and shop nearby one another in Langley, while lumping them in with people across the Fraser and Pitt Rivers, both MPs said.
“No one is happy with using the freeway as a dividing line,” Van Popta said. Read more here.