There’re is no disputing the fact that debt will increase more than ten times higher than what the Ministry of Finance claims will be our budget surplus
Let’s start with more pissing away of millions of dollars in a futile effort to tackle the overdose crisis. What the government is fling – is NOT WHAT IS NEEDED, and it infuriates me to see the pathetic steps taken while over well over a hundred people a month die from toxic poisoned drugs.
Budget 2019 builds directly on the work started in Budget 2018 to deliver better services for people, make life more affordable, and put B.C. on a more sustainable path … again so says the government. But do we really want to build on that kind of financial stability? Let’s take a look at the next 3 years.
Apparently, we’re going to have a budget surplus of just over a quarter billion ($274 million for this coming year (2019) … and the NEW DEBT? Carole James and company will add another $2.74 Billion, ratcheting things up to $72,048 BILLION by the end of 2019
“How about we focus on BC first and listen to the residents who are calling for ride sharing programs, enhanced vehicle insurance options, lower taxes, and more services for rural and urban B.C. alike.”