BC BUDGET 2013

AP

Clark's B.C. Budget Claims Fact-Checked

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark repeated claims today that international bond rating agencies verified her last budget as balanced and are concerned about an NDP government. "Go ask Moody's," Clark...
Screengrab

Balanced Budget? We Don't Buy It

Most British Columbians don’t believe the provincial government’s claim that the budget will be balanced in 2013, according to an Ipsos Reid poll. Twelve per cent of those polled said they believed t...
AP

B.C. Prosperity Fund Good Idea If Properly Designed

B.C.'s proposed Prosperity Fund is meant to capitalize on the future opportunities from natural gas development. If done correctly, the fund could be a huge benefit to both current and future British Columbians. As with many things though, the devil is in the details. Thankfully there are lessons to be learned, and avoided, from our neighbours, Alberta and Alaska.
Globe and Mail

Liberal Insider Rips B.C. Budget

The B.C. Liberal government likely has the provincial NDP “jumping for joy,” says Martyn Brown, chief of staff to former premier Gordon Campbell, in a scathing critique of the budget during an intervi...
CP

What's In B.C.'s New Budget?

VICTORIA - Deficit and Surplus:— The government predicts budget surpluses of $197 million for 2013-2014, $211 million for 2014-1015 and $460 million for 2015-2016.— The deficit for 2012-2013 is now ex...