Budget Day BC – Recap

On Tuesday afternoon the BC Liberal Government rolled out their pre-election budget, just three months before British Columbians will go to the polls. Among the highlights, the government presented a balanced budget ending the year with a $197 million surplus. A 1% increase will be added to the corporate income tax rate (bringing it to […]


B.C. Budget 2013 – Flash Report

Provided by Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist at Central1 Credit Union Courtesy of G&F Financial Group Summary:    Budget 2013 is focused on achieving a balanced budget. In the 2013/14 fiscal year, a small surplus is projected compared to the revised, and lower, deficit of $1.2 billion in 2012/13 fiscal year.  The projected surplus rises to […]