Government employees in B.C. receive, on average, 7.4 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.
January 20, 2017 2:41PM
December 9, 2016 9:35AM
Government-sector workers in Canada retire 2.3 years earlier, on average, than private-sector workers.
October 17, 2016 12:18PM
Living wage law may lead to higher municipal taxes or reduced spending on other services.
June 25, 2015 2:30AM
May 23, 2015 9:00AM
The new Alberta government has delayed introducing a budget until the fall, so MLAs will have plenty of time to think about how they’ll collect and spend Albertans’ money.
February 26, 2015 9:00AM
As the Quebec government struggles to eliminate its deficit and rein in the largest debt burden in Canada, it has identified government-sector compensation as a way to restrain spending and balance the budget in 2015/16.
February 26, 2015 3:00AM
January 30, 2015 1:59PM
As Alberta’s provincial and municipal governments grapple with declining oil revenues and a weakening economy, a sober review of government spending should be part of any belt-tightening initiative. One place to start is the compensation of government employees, a key spending item for all governments.
January 29, 2015 6:00AM
January 27, 2015 9:00AM
Government workers in B.C. make more, receive better pensions, and retire earlier than private sector workers in similar positions
With declining energy prices and a vulnerable economy, the provincial and various municipal governments in British Columbia are facing important fiscal challenges. This warrants a sober review of government spending.