The Canadian Press

2015-07-15 | Public Accounts BC

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Fice Minister Mike de Jong says higher-than-forecast revenues have catapulted B-C's budget into solid surplus territory. He says the final accounting numbers for the fiscal year that ended in March reveal a budget surplus of almost 1.7 billion dollars -- up dramatically from the original forecast of 184 million dollars. (De Jong says the surplus gives the government room to fund modest initiatives, but he also warned of signs of economic downturns in Canada other countries.)

Date: 2015-07-15
Placeline: VICTORIA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we are firmly back in the black and our as Surplus is good in fact confirmed to be 1.5 billion dollars higher than lead in forecast at one of the budget was tabled in February of 2014 >>