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Minister of Finance Bill Morneau rises during a meeting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The federal Liberals will lay out today how they see the COVID-19 affecting federal finances for the fiscal year, detailing an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

High unemployment, $343B deficit projected in Liberals’ fiscal snapshot

The prime minister said the high costs are worth it to help Canada amid the pandemic

 

Mike Davies/Black Press Media photo

White Rock holds the line on financial plan

City stays with a 3.1 per cent tax increase on advice of staff

 

Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Revised Delta city budget halves planned property tax increase

The city has had to decrease its 2020 budget by about $13.3 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

‘Modest’ shortfall projected in 2020-2021 Delta school budget

Despite $582,000 shortfall, the district is not proposing any staff reductions to balance the budget

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Parking revenues in White Rock pay for waterfront amenities, such as maintenance of washrooms and garbage collection, however council was told Monday that the reduction in the number of people using the facilities might mitigate some of the shortfall caused by the lots’ closure. (File photo)

White Rock council mulls financial impacts of pandemic

City is working with other municipalities to develop aligned strategies

Parking revenues in White Rock pay for waterfront amenities, such as maintenance of washrooms and garbage collection, however council was told Monday that the reduction in the number of people using the facilities might mitigate some of the shortfall caused by the lots’ closure. (File photo)
Provincial sales tax will be expanded to sweetened carbonated drinks at a rate of seven per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)

Budget 2020: B.C. adds tax to sweet drinks and sodas

All soda, vending machine drinks will be subject to higher PST

Provincial sales tax will be expanded to sweetened carbonated drinks at a rate of seven per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby announce plans for rate changes to ICBC Feb. 6. (Tom Fletcher/News Staff)

Budget 2020: ICBC ‘dumpster fire’ to turn into $86M surplus, NDP say

ICBC operating with $91-million deficit for 2019-2020 fiscal year

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby announce plans for rate changes to ICBC Feb. 6. (Tom Fletcher/News Staff)
British Columbia’s finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy. Finance Minister Carole James releases the provincial public accounts report during a press conference at the press gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. budget expected to stay the course as economic growth moderates

Finance minister said ICBC costs have affected budget

British Columbia’s finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy. Finance Minister Carole James releases the provincial public accounts report during a press conference at the press gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito