Most provincial revenue comes from taxes, which in turn funds the services we use.  How the province chooses to brings in its revenue matters: over the years, our tax burden has shifted away from corporations and onto the individual consumer. While user fees have also steadily increased, the HST most recently has became the lightning rod for voters angry at financial decisions being made which disregard the interest of individuals in favour of business.  Future governments now know that the public must be included in decisions that affect our pocket books.



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Questionable balancing act: Delta South MLA

News Article

Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington says Tuesday's budget contains a number of welcome initiatives, but the government's approach to balancing it is troubling.


Budget 2015 - A questionable balancing act: Huntington

News Article

Victoria, B.C. – Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington says the government’s budget contains a number of welcome initiatives, but the government’s approach to balancing its budget is troubling. |


Have your say on the 2015 BC Budget

Blog Post

On October 15, 2014, the 2015 budget consultation hearings are arriving in Delta. I encourage you to take part and share any thoughts and priorities you may have for next year’s provincial budget.

Guaranteed minimum income is deserving of a closer look

News Article

A couple of weeks ago, our MLA Vicki Huntington wrote in the Optimist regarding a couple of constituents who had fallen onto hard times. The details were hard to follow but in essence, the issue seems to be persons with disabilities who were trying to survive on monthly Canada Pension Plan disability pensions.