A Strong, Stable Foundation For B.C.'s Future
Budget 2011 reaffirms government's commitment to funding the vital public services that British Columbians depend on while continuing to demonstrate prudent fiscal management during a time of transition and ongoing economic recovery.
Finance Minister Colin Hansen
Minister Colin Hansen answering questions from members of the media at the budget lockup, February 15, 2011.
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Minister Colin Hansen talks to the news media and stakeholders at the budget lockup, February 15, 2011.
Media Presentation >>
Reader-friendly, plain-language overview of Budget 2011.
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 (February 15, 2011): the budget overview distributed to news media.|
|Information Bulletin (May 3, 2011): Revised Estimates reflect new government structure.|
|Budget Backgrounder: Fiscal Plan 2011/12 – 2013/14|
|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, as presented May 3, 2011.|
|Budget Highlights: reader friendly, plain-language overview of the Budget 2011.|
|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, as presented May 3, 2011.|
|Supplement to the Estimates: provides additional information on proposed spending, organized into major categories such as salaries, grants, capital, travel, and operations, as presented May 3, 2011.|
|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, as presented May 3, 2011.||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.|