Gulf between rich and poor growing in B.C., budget critics say
Critics say while the B.C. government has delivered a balanced budget, the gap between the rich and the poor will continue to grow.
“Affordability in B.C. is a very significant issue and this budget doesn’t go very far to address that for low income or even middle income British Columbian families.” Also missing from the budget, Turpel-Lafond said, are increased resources for special needs students in classrooms, programs for children and youth with mental illness and added supports for First Nations families.
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Source: Times Colonist