BCFED Submission to the 2020 budget consultations

Budget 2020 is an opportunity for the government to take advantage of BC’s strong economic growth and put this province’s wealth to work for working people. This submission calls on the NDP government to introduce bold progressive tax reform so that it can make needed investments in social programs and public services.

During the BC Liberal government, British Columbia’s wealth was built on a social services deficit, rising insecurity at work and sharp inequality. Having undone some of the worst damage, Budget 2020 is an opportunity for the NDP government to outline a social democratic vision for the province that prioritizes a fair and equitable economy, quality public services and secure sustainable jobs.

Read the full report here.