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VICTORIA — The B.C. government has introduced Balanced Budget 2015, which includes forecast surpluses in all three years of the fiscal plan and modest investments in priority areas, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.
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 17, 2015): the budget overview distributed to news media.
Fiscal Plan 2015/16 - 2017/2018
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 2015.
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 entities, including how they intend to achieve their service goals and how they support the direction laid out in the Government Strategic Plan.Ministry List
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.Crown List
Government Strategic Plan: sets out an overarching vision, goals and priority actions for the Province of British Columbia.