british columbia finances

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B.C. government should tackle province’s tax competitiveness problem

The province has the highest average level of tax on new investment of any large province.


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B.C. government ramped up spending after 2017 election

The provincial budget forecasts a large increase in debt over the next few years relative to the size of the economy.


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British Columbia faces several daunting fiscal challenges

Payroll costs across the provincial government sector are poised to increase sharply.


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B.C. budget fails to tackle big long-term challenges

The province expects net debt to increase by $31.2 billion over the next three fiscal years.


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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.