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Opinion: B.C. needed an ambitious budget with big ideas. Instead, we got an update

Opinion: B.C. needed an ambitious budget with big ideas. Instead, we got an update

Maybe expectations were too high for Premier David Eby’s first budget. Or maybe his NDP government is saving its big ideas for next year’s election campaign.
Budget 2023: B.C. invests $4.2B in housing as part of refreshed housing plan

Budget 2023: B.C. invests $4.2B in housing as part of refreshed housing plan

The government of B.C. is investing $4.2 billion in funding, the largest three-year housing investment in provincial history, to support affordable housing, build rental supply and tackle homelessness, according to Budget 2023, released today, Feb.
Budget 2023: B.C. budget sees red for at least three more years

Budget 2023: B.C. budget sees red for at least three more years

Budget includes new output-based carbon pricing for industry
Budget 2023: Home sales and prices expected to decline this year

Budget 2023: Home sales and prices expected to decline this year

Both are forecasted to increase in 2024 with housing starts remaining somewhat level. 
Opinion: Under Eby, the old NDP spending ways rise anew

Opinion: Under Eby, the old NDP spending ways rise anew

Funds galore, but no plan for growth in first Eby provincial budget
Around 50 flights cancelled at YVR due to snow

Around 50 flights cancelled at YVR due to snow

Visibility is improving but flights continue to be impacted
Is B.C. up to the hydrogen economy challenge?

Is B.C. up to the hydrogen economy challenge?

ANALYSIS | Commitment, focus needed to tap billions in clean-energy market potential
YVR traffic remains more than 10 per cent below pre-pandemic level

YVR traffic remains more than 10 per cent below pre-pandemic level

More than 410,000 people are expected to pass through the airport this week
B.C. Finance Minister Katrine Conroy to table her first budget, suggests deficits on way

B.C. Finance Minister Katrine Conroy to table her first budget, suggests deficits on way

VICTORIA — British Columbia Finance Minister Katrine Conroy says the provincial budget she'll release today won't be "quite as rosy" with deficits looming in the future.
Canadian economy slowed by more than expected in Q4, contracted in December

Canadian economy slowed by more than expected in Q4, contracted in December

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy ended 2022 with a deeper slowdown than anticipated amid higher interest rates but appears to have gained momentum at the start of the new year.