The Global Canadian has published two viewpoints of amalgamation of the City and District of North Vancouver. Two Councillors: Rod Clark (current) in the City of North Van and Mike Little (former) in the District. Here are their viewpoints:
Comment by Voices: We believe that most residents would support a study. Lots of articles on this site if you do a search under amalgamation. We are reminded of an article written by Elizabeth James in the North Shore News addressing the new Auditor General for Local Government: https://www.nsnews.com/news/no-shortage-of-projects-for-the-new-aglg-1.355968
‘In that regard, if you should schedule a review of the City and District of North Vancouver, I urge you to consider the two municipalities concurrently because, as residents support mirrored councils and staffs for a combined population of only 131,000, many of them want to see a facilitated dialogue on the pros and cons of amalgamation – no matter what some politicians would prefer.
I agree and suggest that a politician who denies citizens that opportunity is in a direct conflict of interest.’