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New NDP government puts B.C. finances back on shaky ground

New NDP government puts B.C. finances back on shaky ground

The B.C. government has sent a troubling signal that big spending, tax increases and deficits are back as the prevailing fiscal policies

Safeguarding public confidence in B.C.’s forest management

The Association of BC Forest Professionals helps ensure that B.C.’s forests are well managed

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Big spending, big problems on the horizon for B.C. government

Despite the promise of yet more new programs to come, there’s actually little room in the budget for more spending

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B.C. budget abandons any hope for efficient carbon tax

Subsidizing green projects with revenue from carbon taxes may be politically popular but it’s fundamentally misguided policy

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Environment-friendly “plyscrapers” blocked by red tape

The USDA estimates every four storeys would save the same amount of carbon emissions as created by 500 cars every year

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Spending on B.C. public schools up despite dwindling enrolment

Per-student spending is up, flying in the face of claims that education funding has been slashed or that B.C. schools are starved for resources

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B.C.’s new government heads for a familiar debt trap

The New Democrats offer up a significant and impressive list of expenditures, with no clear plan how it will pay for them

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Another Trudeau turns on Western Canada

Justin risks a similar fate to his father’s if he also allows the radical wing of his party to undermine the economy

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By sending his children to school on public transit in Vancouver, Adrian Cook ran afoul of the provincial government’s nanny state mentality

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B.C.’s new business as usual: political and economic uncertainty

NDP election win prompts waves of uncertainty that threaten investment and economic growth in B.C.

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