B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson presents economic update – December 17, 2020
British Columbia Finance Minister Selina Robinson provides a fiscal update in Victoria outlining the state of the province’s finances and the economic impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. The province is projecting a $13.6- billion deficit by the end of the fiscal year, largely due to pandemic-related spending measures. A first-quarter report released in September forecasted the deficit at $12.8 billion.