The Canadian Press

2022-02-22 | BC Budget

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The challenges of climate change facing British Columbia were the main focus of the budget Finance Minister Selina Robinson tabled today. The province has earmarked more than two-million-dollars for future climate change threats. Robinson says a three-year climate fund will support ongoing disaster cleanup and rebuilding in southern BC communities hit by last November's floods and mudslides. (She says the budget does not include a total estimate of the recovery costs, prompting the government to add a 1.1 billion-dollar contingency fund in its financial accounting for the 2022-23 fiscal year to cover future costs. --'},)

Date: 2022-02-22
Placeline: VICTORIA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Richard budget delivers more than 2.1 billion dollars to help us prepare for respond to and recover from floods heat waves and wildfires it begins with 1.5 billion dollars to support people and communities with flood recovery a total of 400 million dollars will cover known cost for moving removing debris to providing financial assistance for hardship people businesses and communities >>


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