Budget

Victoria To Scrap MSP Rate Hike

Victoria – Victoria will scrap the January rate hike for MSP premiums. There are reports that when Thursday’s Provincial Quarterly Financial report comes out, the surplus is better than expected and even the controversial bus passes for the disabled, the…


Abbotsford School Budget Passes

Abbotsford – A $198 million budget for the 2016-17 year has been passed by the Abbotsford Board of Education – but not before some difficult decisions had to be made. The Board faced a projected deficit of $4 million, which…





2016 BC Budget – The Short Form

Victoria- The Provincial Liberal Government has brought down its new budget are there are some points worth noting. Also remember, this is a pre-election budget as by this time next year (2017) will will be in election mode as the…


Mission – Death Taxes and.. Taxes – You Weigh In

Mission BC – The District of Mission Council is proposing a budget/tax increase of 1.68% for 2016. This proposal includes packages aimed at maintaining and enhancing services, saving for future infrastructure and information on the proposed drainage utility. Council is…