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B.C. budget lacks effective plan for finances and economy

Program spending is projected to increase from pre-pandemic levels by 15.2 per cent in 2021/22.


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It’s easier for governments to increase spending than bring it back down

Governments can find themselves at a new baseline spending level far in excess of revenues.


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The $10.3 billion deficit the province plans to run this year is just shy of the provincial record of $10.8 billion set last year.


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The first two years of the Notley government have been marked by spending and tax increases.