This year’s budget more than doubles last year’s spending increase estimate.
February 21, 2017 3:24PM
December 6, 2016 3:21PM
Tax reform key to increasing investment in British Columbia.
October 3, 2016 11:46AM
B.C.’s has one of the highest overall tax rates on new investment in Canada and the developed world.
July 27, 2016 2:52PM
If the B.C. government truly wants to make the provincial tax system more competitive, reform is needed across three key taxes.
February 17, 2016 8:00AM
Budget contained no plan to offset the dramatic increase in business taxes associated with reintroducing the Provincial Sales Tax a few years ago.
February 16, 2016 9:42AM
Despite avoiding annual budget deficits, Premier Clark has allowed government debt to grow under her watch—by almost $7 billion.
March 31, 2015 3:00AM
March 25, 2015 9:00AM
Over the next two months, residents of Metro Vancouver will vote “Yes” or No” in a transit tax plebiscite, but the proposed tax hike to finance what are mostly public transit projects is at best questionable from a transportation economics perspective.
April 28, 2014 10:55PM
While Premier Christy Clark aims “to create an environment where growth and investment can flourish,” little has been achieved since last year’s electoral victory. If Premier Clark is to help British Columbians obtain the desired prosperity and jobs, her top economic priority should be to make BC the most investment-friendly jurisdiction in Canada.
March 5, 2014 2:00AM
One item sorely missing from Finance Minister Mike de Jongs recent provincial budget was a plan to make BCs business taxes more competitive and attractive for investment.