The province's debt-to-GDP ratio will climb to a projected 22.5 per cent in 2025.
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March 20, 2023 7:00AM
March 14, 2023 1:30PM
The province's annual debt interest payments will increase by 45 per cent between 2022 and 2025.
March 8, 2023 7:00AM
Public-sector capital investment is pegged at $48.5 billion over the next three years.
February 27, 2023 6:00AM
An unexpected boost in revenues temporarily forestalled rapid debt growth.
May 14, 2020 11:56AM
Debt as a share of the provincial economy could reach up to 19.8 per cent this year.
February 14, 2018 1:00AM
October 2, 2017 10:46AM
The Horgan government has effectively increased spending by an additional $4.5 billion in the first few months of its term.
January 23, 2017 3:00AM
The more money governments spend on interest payments, the less money is available for programs and services.
January 20, 2017 2:41PM
Government employees in B.C. receive, on average, 7.4 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.
February 16, 2016 9:42AM
Despite avoiding annual budget deficits, Premier Clark has allowed government debt to grow under her watch—by almost $7 billion.