bc government spending

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Unelected premier driving B.C. government finances into the ground

This year the province will spend a projected $4.1 billion on debt interest costs.


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B.C.’s credit downgrades reflect government’s spending and debt binge

The government plans to overspend by $11.2 billion relative to its 2023 budget plan.


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Alberta and B.C. budgets represent two different approaches to government finances

According to projections, government debt interest will cost nearly $1,000 per British Columbian by 2026/27.


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B.C. government sparks debt explosion with far-reaching consequences

From 2019-20 to 2024-25, the government increased program spending by more than 50 per cent.


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B.C.’s day of ‘debt’ reckoning has arrived

The province forecasts huge deficits in each of the next four fiscal years.


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B.C. budget spells disaster for province’s finances

The province's net debt will reach a projected $129 billion by 2026/27—nearly triple the pre-pandemic level in 2019/20.


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B.C. government projects massive debt accumulation—and British Columbians will pay the price

The government plans to overspend by $11.2 billion relative to its 2023 budget plan.