June Update Confirms Balanced Budget on Track
VICTORIA — The B.C. government has introduced June Budget Update 2013, which reflects changes in economic and revenue forecasts from February and realigns spending based on the new government structure, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.
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Finance Minister Michael de Jong
Minister Michael de Jong answering questions from members of the media at the budget lockup, June 27, 2013.
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Minister Michael de Jong talks to the news media at the budget lockup, June 27, 2013.
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Reader-friendly, plain-language overview of Budget 2013.
The Finance Minister’s slide presentation to the news media and guests in the Legislature.
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Webcast of Minister Michael de Jong’s Budget Speech to the Legislative Assembly.
|Budget News Release (June 27, 2013): the budget overview distributed to news media.|
|• Achieving a Balanced Budget: June Budget Update 2013|
|• Fiscal Plan 2013/14 – 2015/16|
|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.|
|June 2013 Budget Update: Changes since February 2013|
|Budget Highlights: reader friendly, plain-language overview of the Budget 2013 June Update.||
|Postcard: B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant.||
|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 entity, including how they intend to achieve their service goals and how they support the direction laid out in the Government Strategic Plan.||Listing of
|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.||Listing of
|Government Strategic Plan: sets out an overarching vision, goals and priority actions for the Province of British Columbia for the next 10 years.|