Debt as a share of the provincial economy could reach up to 19.8 per cent this year.
The recent move by Kinder Morgan on the Trans Mountain pipeline was a massive blow to Canada’s investment attractiveness.
Business investment (excluding residential structures) is down nearly 20 per cent since the third quarter of 2014.
Without adequate access to pipelines—the cheaper and safer mode of transportation—there has been a shift to more crude-by-rail.
Lower Mainland residents could change the way all British Columbians elect their democratic representatives
Currently, next fall’s referendum requires only 50 per cent-plus one of the popular vote.
The new EHT will apply to businesses with annual payrolls of more than $500,000.
From 2014 to 2016, non-residential business investment in B.C. declined 19 per cent after accounting for inflation.
Tuesdays BC budget, which Finance Minister Michael de Jong called boring, balanced, should have set out an ambitious agenda for the next four years.