February 22, 2017 - 3:32pmUpdated: February 22, 2017 - 6:19pm
BURNABY, B.C. — Premier Christy Clark says slashing British Columbia’s health premiums in half gives the “biggest bang for the buck” to taxpayers, but an economist says she should have replaced the fees with a fairer tax to avoid losing $1 billion in revenue.
February 21, 2017 - 2:00pmUpdated: February 21, 2017 - 5:53pm
VICTORIA — British Columbia’s government is staking its re-election on a nearly $1 billion cut in medical service premiums, a small business tax reduction and carefully targeted spending increases on education, health and child welfare in a 2017-18 budget that projects a fifth consecutive surplus