Times Colonist: 'Not much new' for business in B.C. budget, say industry representatives


The Business Council of B.C. saw good and bad.

While it appreciated measures to improve child care, re-training workers, mental health, and funding to support businesses and people that are vulnerable, it missed the mark on improving the investment climate, it said.

By not addressing the tax structure with the budget, the government has made it difficult for companies to invest, create jobs and come up with innovations in the province’s high-wage commodity and energy-export sectors, the council said.

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