The Province is delaying implementation dates to April 2021 for changes to provincial sales tax (PST) and B.C.’s carbon tax, to help businesses and families through the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery.
Premier John Horgan and Carole James, Minister of Finance, have released Stronger BC for Everyone: BC’s Economic Recovery Plan.
The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on provincial revenues and unprecedented government spending on supports for people and businesses has led to an updated provincial deficit forecast of $12.8 billion for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Mitzi Dean, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, has released the following statement in recognition of Gender Equality Week, which is celebrated nationwide:
Changes to strata insurance regulations will help address the rising cost of strata insurance in B.C. and bring further transparency to the industry.
Carole James, Minister of Finance, has released the following statement on the federal government’s extension of Canada’s Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program:
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