Taxes

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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My response to Budget 2016

Blog Post

Today, I stood to deliver my response to the B.C. government's budget for 2016/17. Due to time constraints, I was not able to speak to all my concerns about the budget. However, you can read my full speech below or watch my remarks in the House here.  

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My response to Budget 2016

Blog Post

Today, I stood to deliver my response to the B.C. government's budget for 2016/17. Due to time constraints, I was not able to speak to all my concerns about the budget. However, you can read my full speech below or watch my remarks in the House here.  

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Questionable balancing act: Delta South MLA

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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.

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Budget 2015 - A questionable balancing act: Huntington

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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. |

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