bc economy

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Future economic growth in B.C. rests on shaky foundation

Future immigration into B.C. may not match pre-COVID levels.


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B.C. Budget 2019—a missed opportunity

Over the next three years, net debt is expected to grow almost 25 per cent.


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BC is returning to its big spending ways of the 1990s

After just one full year in power, it seems British Columbians may be seeing history repeat itself with a return to the big spending NDP government of the 1990s.


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The B.C. government wants to raise the province’s minimum wage from $11.35 to $15.20 by 2021.


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Overall, the NDP added $4.4 billion in new spending over three years.


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The budget creates a new, higher top personal income tax rate of 16.8 per cent.


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Rhetoric from the campaign trail stressed increased spending and higher taxes.