The Canadian Press

2000-06-29 | Balanced-Budget-Dosanjh

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BC 's NDP government introduced balanced budget legislation -- even though it was still three years away from eliminating a provincial deficit. The proposed law said the government had to balance the books by 2004. That would mean 13 straight deficit budgets for BC. But Premier Ujjal Dosanjh said his government would try to avoid that.

Date: 2000-06-29
Placeline: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and I believe that, that if at some point the circumstances improve, this is the maximum that you can goal without balancing the budget if the circumstances warrant balanced budget could be balanced early and that would be wonderful and we'll try and make every effort to do that >>

Clip ID: 20000629CPCN001