The Canadian Press

Broad tax breaks, targeted spending increases in B.C. pre-election budget

By The Canadian Press
February 21, 2017 - 2:27pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 5:43pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government is staking its re-election on a nearly $1 billion cut in medical service premiums, a small business tax reduction and carefully targeted spending increases on education, health and child welfare in a 2017-18 budget that projects a fifth consecutive surplus