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Opposition questions spending as Eby pledges $1.2B in first week
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Opposition questions spending as Eby pledges $1.2B in first week

British Columbia’s official Opposition is taking aim at the government’s spending priorities after new Premier David Eby‘s “hit the ground running” first week in office saw him commit more than a billion dollars in new funding. In a series of announcements, Eby has pledged $400 million for a new BC Hydro credit, $500 million for a new affordability credit, $76 million for public safety initiatives and $230 million in RCMP funding. Read more: B.C. now projecting surplus for 2022-23 amid economic uncertainty and COVID-19 recovery Read More B.C. now projecting surplus for 2022-23 amid economic uncertainty and COVID-19 recovery The $1.2 billion in total spending does ...