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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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Estimating the recessionary impact on B.C. finances: Part 2

The provincial budget projected that net debt would grow to $48.9 billion in 2020/21.

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BC is returning to its big spending ways of the 1990s

After just one full year in power, it seems British Columbians may be seeing history repeat itself with a return to the big spending NDP government of the 1990s.

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Government workers in B.C. are absent from their jobs for personal reasons 49 per cent more often than private-sector workers.

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Premier John Horgan’s NDP government campaigned on balanced budgets.

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Overall, the NDP added $4.4 billion in new spending over three years.