Or just another revenue stream for cash-strapped governments?
Bringing government employee wages and benefits in line with private-sector norms is key to balancing B.C.’s budget
Canada’s only mandatory insurance provider is digging a deep financial hole and the B.C. government is looking for answers
Quebec’s experience with government-subsidized daycare should serve as a warning for B.C.
The B.C. budget does little to improve the investment climate or mitigate the effects of policy changes emanating from the U.S.
It can continue to pursue fiscal prudence or follow other provinces that are plagued by chronic shortfalls and ongoing budgetary challenges
Despite the promise of yet more new programs to come, there’s actually little room in the budget for more spending
Subsidizing green projects with revenue from carbon taxes may be politically popular but it’s fundamentally misguided policy
The New Democrats offer up a significant and impressive list of expenditures, with no clear plan how it will pay for them
The government could have gotten a greater economic bang by cutting other taxes instead