Balanced Budget 2013 Invests in Families
VICTORIA — Balanced Budget 2013 delivers on government’s commitment to balance the budget while investing in early childhood development and helping B.C. families save for their children’s future training and education, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.
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Finance Minister Michael de Jong
Minister Michael de Jong answering questions from members of the media at the budget lockup, February 19, 2013.
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Minister Michael de Jong talks to the news media and stakeholders at the budget lockup, February 19, 2013.
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Reader-friendly, plain-language overview of Budget 2013.
The Finance Minister’s slide presentation to the news media and stakeholders.
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The Finance Minister’s address to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.
Webcast of Minister Michael de Jong’s Budget Speech to the Legislative Assembly.
|Budget News Release (February 19, 2013): the budget overview distributed to news media.|
|• Fiscal Plan 2013/14 – 2015/16|
|• Promise Made, Promise Kept: Balanced Budget 2013|
|• B.C. Early Years Strategy|
|• B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant|
|Economic & Revenue Forecasts — Review and Assessment: Independent consultant and Economist Dr. Tim O’Neill review of Budget 2013 economic and revenue projections.|
|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 2013.|
|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.|