BC's big-spending, tax-increasing budget

Veldhuis, Niels; Lammam, Charles; Palacios, Milagros
October 2009
Fraser Forum;Oct2009, p26
The article focuses on the September Budget Update of British Columbia. British Columbians are expected to benefit from the implementation of a harmonized sales tax as it promotes economic development and encourages business investment. However, big-spending and tax-increasing budget is projected to affect them. Charts showing budget projections for 2008/2009 to 2011/2012 and the total provincial debt as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) from 2000/2001 to 2010/2012 are presented.


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