The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is vetting a proposal from Seaspan to build two new dry docks on the west side of the Vancouver Drydock at the foot of St. Georges Avenue.
It's been a touchy subject for City of North Vancouver council and residents who live in condos nearby over worries the increase in industrial activity will ruin views, create pollution and spoil the newly redeveloped Shipyards District with work-related noise and light.
But how does everyone else feel about the plan?
North Shore News polled 1,271 readers and asked the question: What do you think of Seaspan's plan to expand its North Vancouver dry dock?
The poll ran from Aug, 11 to 19. Of the 1,271 votes, we can determine that 519 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:
Results are based on an online study of adult North Shore News readers that are located in North Vancouver and West Vancouver. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 2.74%, 19 times out of 20.
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