â€œThis budget continues measures that attack BC â€“ cuts in services, EI, environmental emergencies, coast guard protection and in many other areas,â€� said Julian.
The NDP also reminded that last year, Conservatives predicted economic growth that never came â€“ overestimating growth figures by over 35% and failing to contain the current account deficit â€“ which has now reached $67 billion.
â€œOur region faces serious challenges like inadequate transit infrastructure and a shortage of affordable housing,â€� said Donnelly. â€œUnfortunately, this budget does nothing to meet the needs and values of our communities.â€�
For more information, please contact:
Michelle Silongan, Office of Kennedy Stewart, MP, 613-790-6736 or [email protected]
Mounia Lahbabi, Office of Peter Julian, MP, 613-222-4074 or [email protected]
Melanie Sanderson, Office of Fin Donnelly, MP, 613-219-3254 or [email protected]