Building a Prosperous British Columbia
Setting the foundation for decades of renewed economic growth, protecting vital services, adding to British Columbia’s competitiveness and building on the tremendous momentum of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are core elements of the 2010 provincial budget tabled in the B.C. Legislature today by Finance Minister Colin Hansen.
Finance Minister Colin Hansen
Minister Colin Hansen answering questions from members of the media at the budget lockup, March 2, 2010.
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Minister Colin Hansen talks to the news media and stakeholders at the budget lockup, March 2, 2010.
Media Presentation >> Stakeholder Comments >>
Reader-friendly, plain-language overview of Budget 2010.
The Finance Minister’s slide presentation to the news media and stakeholders.
Flash Slide Presentation >>
The Finance Minister’s address to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.
Webcast of Minister Colin Hansen’s Budget Speech to the Legislative Assembly.
|Budget News Release: the budget overview distributed to news media.|
|Budget Backgrounders: additional budget details to accompany the news release.|
|• New Support for Communities, Families, and Youth|
|• A Renewed Emphasis on Sports and the Arts|
|• Fiscal Plan 2010/11 – 2012/13|
|Budget and Fiscal Plan: the main budget document; it lays out the Province’s three-year fiscal plan, including economic outlook, revenues, spending, tax measures, and forecasting risks and assumptions.|
|Budget Highlights: reader friendly, plain-language overview of the Budget 2010.||
|Budget Speech: the Finance Minister's address to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.|
|Estimates: the detailed breakdown of proposed spending by ministry and government agency that must be debated and approved by the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.|
|Supplement to the Estimates: provides additional information on proposed spending, organized into major categories such as salaries, grants, capital, travel, and operations.|
|Ministry Service Plans: provides an overview of every ministry and associated entity, including how they intend to achieve their service goals and how they support the direction laid out in the Government Strategic Plan.||Listing of
|Crown Agency Service Plans: provides an overview of every Crown agency, including how they intend to achieve their service goals and how they support the direction laid out in the Government Strategic Plan.||Listing of
|Government Strategic Plan: sets out an overarching vision, goals and priority actions for the Province of British Columbia for the next 10 years.|