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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.


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From 2014 to 2016, non-residential business investment in B.C. declined 19 per cent after accounting for inflation.


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Tuesday’s BC budget, which Finance Minister Michael de Jong called boring, balanced, should have set out an ambitious agenda for the next four years.