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.

 

 

Filed Content:

Rate hikes rile those along riverfront

News Article

Water lot leaseholders along the Fraser River are organizing in an effort to fight rate hikes.

A large group of frustrated float home and business owners came together last month after many started receiving notices from Port Metro Vancouver about rate increases and new insurance requirements.

Head offices in Alberta undermine the B.C. energy industry, say MLAs

News Article

British Columbia has been competing on an uneven oil and gas industry playing field with its neighbour to the east and a pair the province’s independent MLAs want that to change now.

PMV Leaseholders Meeting

Blog Post

UPDATE 29/11/12:  You may download a the latest (November 19) meeting minutes here. Thank you to the speakers and all who attended.  Please contact my office if you need to be added to the contact list.