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Low natural gas prices blow hole in B.C. budget plans, says finance minister

September 14, 2012
Low natural gas prices blow hole in B.C. budget plans, says finance minister

VICTORIA – Low natural gas prices have blown a big hole in the British Columbia government’s plans to balance its budget three months before the start of next spring’s election campaign. Global TV BC News

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B.c. Finance Minister scrambles to fill billion-dollar budget hole

September 14, 2012

The fiscal update from Finance Minister Mike de Jong on Thursday shows the weak spot in his government's jobs plan globeandmail – British Columbia

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Plunging natural gas prices threaten B.C.’s budget

September 13, 2012
Plunging natural gas prices threaten B.C.’s budget

B.C.’s new Finance Minister Mike de Jong delivers his first quarterly financial report later today, and the news is not expected to be good. CBC | British Columbia News

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Vancouver School Board records budget surplus

September 9, 2012
Vancouver School Board records budget surplus

Instead of a shortfall, a surplus. Here’s the latest from the Vancouver School Board’s budget. Back in February, trustees initially projected the 2012-2013 budget would be 14 million dollars short, though they did suspect a surplus in the current budget. Now they’ve got the financial statements for the last fiscal year, ending in June. And [...]

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Vancouver police under budget in second quarter

September 9, 2012
Vancouver police under budget in second quarter

The Vancouver Police Department has released its second quarter operating results – and they’re looking good. At the halfway point of the fiscal year, the VPD is under budget by $ 453,000. The department projects it will arrive under its $ 213-million annual budget by about a slim $ 100,000 at year’s end. It expects [...]

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