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Budget Commentary

2022 BC Budget Commentary

2022 BC Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Feb 24, 2022

Finance Minister Selina Robinson tabled the 2022 British Columbia provincial budget on February 22, 2022. Due to better-than-expected economic growth, the deficit for the 2021/22 fiscal year is anticipated to…

BC & Federal 2021 Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Apr 27, 2021

2021 Federal Budget Commentary Canada’s Finance Minister, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, tabled the 2021 federal budget on April 19, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic brought about the deepest and fastest recession,…

2020 BC Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Feb 20, 2020

Finance Minister Carole James tabled the 2020 British Columbia provincial budget on February 18, 2020. The budget projects surpluses of $227 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, $179 million for…

2019 Federal Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Mar 20, 2019

On March 19, 2019, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Liberal government’s highly anticipated budget – the final one before the October 2019 election. After accounting for Budget 2019…