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B.C.’s coming debt boom will make COVID deficits look like small potatoes

The province is on track to add more debt than it did during the 2008/09 recession and pandemic.


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Cost of government debt rising for British Columbians

By 2025/26, the province will spend an estimated $4.1 billion on debt interest—an increase of 53 per cent over three years.


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Explosive government-sector job growth in B.C. dwarfs growth in private sector

From February 2020 to June 2023, total employment in B.C. increased by 111,500 jobs—including 104,400 in the government sector.


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B.C.’s pending debt boom—elections matter

The province's net debt will reach a projected $97.2 billion in 2024/25.


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B.C. government paves way for historic run-up in debt

The province's debt-to-GDP ratio will climb to a projected 22.5 per cent in 2025.


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B.C. government should help create genuine ‘growth’ and reduce taxes

The province now has the fourth-highest top personal income tax rate in Canada and the United States.


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B.C. budget fails to tackle big long-term challenges

The province expects net debt to increase by $31.2 billion over the next three fiscal years.