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B.C. government ramped up spending after 2017 election

The provincial budget forecasts a large increase in debt over the next few years relative to the size of the economy.


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Large deficit looms for B.C. and the Horgan government

Debt as a share of the provincial economy could reach up to 19.8 per cent this year.


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Horgan budget makes B.C. less attractive to top talent
The government raised the top personal income tax rate from 16.8 per cent to 20.5 per cent.

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The recent move by Kinder Morgan on the Trans Mountain pipeline was a massive blow to Canada’s investment attractiveness.


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Business investment (excluding residential structures) is down nearly 20 per cent since the third quarter of 2014.


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Without adequate access to pipelines—the cheaper and safer mode of transportation—there has been a shift to more crude-by-rail.