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Sooke launches online budget survey

Sooke launches online budget survey

Citizen Budget is an interactive tool

 

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau rises during a meeting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The federal Liberals will lay out today how they see the COVID-19 affecting federal finances for the fiscal year, detailing an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

High unemployment, $343B deficit projected in Liberals’ fiscal snapshot

The prime minister said the high costs are worth it to help Canada amid the pandemic

 

Sooke eyes more budget cuts due to COVID-19 pandemic

Sooke eyes more budget cuts due to COVID-19 pandemic

District staff suggests a zero percent property tax increase

 

Aerial view of Saanich. (Wikipedia Commons photo)

Saanich to consider reducing 2020 property tax increase as pandemic continues

Reopening District’s budget discussions ‘never been done,’ mayor says

Aerial view of Saanich. (Wikipedia Commons photo)
Sooke council OKs 2020 budget with 4 percent tax increase

Sooke council OKs 2020 budget with 4 percent tax increase

The new budget includes $6,204,265 in capital expenditures

Sooke council OKs 2020 budget with 4 percent tax increase
The province says that police costs are municipal costs. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff )

Police funding a municipal problem, province tells Victoria

Ministry suggest amalgamation to help with police expenditures

The province says that police costs are municipal costs. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff )
Provincial sales tax will be expanded to sweetened carbonated drinks at a rate of seven per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)

Budget 2020: B.C. adds tax to sweet drinks and sodas

All soda, vending machine drinks will be subject to higher PST

Provincial sales tax will be expanded to sweetened carbonated drinks at a rate of seven per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby announce plans for rate changes to ICBC Feb. 6. (Tom Fletcher/News Staff)

2020 Budget: ICBC ‘dumpster fire’ to turn into $86M surplus, NDP say

ICBC operating with $91-million deficit for 2019-2020 fiscal year

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Attorney General David Eby announce plans for rate changes to ICBC Feb. 6. (Tom Fletcher/News Staff)
Demonstrators gather at the legislature in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs on Feb. 7. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Two causes to be heard on legislature lawn during B.C. budget unveiling

Demonstrations from forestry workers and Extinction Rebellion planned

Demonstrators gather at the legislature in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs on Feb. 7. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
British Columbia’s finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy. Finance Minister Carole James releases the provincial public accounts report during a press conference at the press gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. budget expected to stay the course as economic growth moderates

Finance minister said ICBC costs have affected budget

British Columbia’s finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy. Finance Minister Carole James releases the provincial public accounts report during a press conference at the press gallery at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
One of Victoria’s ‘sister cities’ is Morioka, Japan. (Submitted)

Victoria votes to slash sister city celebrations

Victoria will only celebrate its anniversary with Morioka, Japan this year

One of Victoria’s ‘sister cities’ is Morioka, Japan. (Submitted)
Sooke has started the budget process for this year. It will involve a series of public input opportunities. (Black Press Media)

Public weighs in on Sooke municipal budget

Homeowners face 6.58% tax hike

Sooke has started the budget process for this year. It will involve a series of public input opportunities. (Black Press Media)
Victoria city council voted to keep lunches catered. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria council keeps its catered lunches at more than $10,000 per year

Two councillors tried to eliminate the expense, with widespread rejection

Victoria city council voted to keep lunches catered. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
An upcoming budget town hall meeting will be at City Hall on Friday, Nov. 21. (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)

Victoria 2020 budget town hall scheduled for Thursday

The public is welcome to provide feedback on proposed 2020 spending

An upcoming budget town hall meeting will be at City Hall on Friday, Nov. 21. (Nicole Crescenzi/ News Staff)
Steve Hurcombe (left), VicPD control, Chief Const. Del Manak, and Police Board member Sean Powell presented the proposed 2020 police budget to city councillors. (Screenshot/City of Victoria)

Victoria Police Department requests $2.5 million increase for 2020 budget

VicPD answers council questions about requested cost expenditures

Steve Hurcombe (left), VicPD control, Chief Const. Del Manak, and Police Board member Sean Powell presented the proposed 2020 police budget to city councillors. (Screenshot/City of Victoria)
The city is looking for feedback on its 2020 City Budget. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

City of Victoria looks for feedback on proposed 2020 budget

The city hopes to operate on a $258.7 million budget

The city is looking for feedback on its 2020 City Budget. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Town of Sidney’s annual report throws up some interesting numbers. (Don Denton/News Staff)

Sidney annual report advises of $12.5 million capital debt

Sidney painted by million dollar numbers: new business, modest home building, new initiatives

Town of Sidney’s annual report throws up some interesting numbers. (Don Denton/News Staff)
A large crane hangs over a dig site for the McKenzie interchange project. The project is not $11 million over budget, bringing it’s costs from $85 million to $96 million. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

$11 million overdraw for McKenzie Interchange construction

The project has been delayed multiple times and is now estimating a budget of $96 million

A large crane hangs over a dig site for the McKenzie interchange project. The project is not $11 million over budget, bringing it’s costs from $85 million to $96 million. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Sidney has announced moderate tax increases, including 3.93 per cent property tax increase. (Peninsula News Review files)

Sidney council announce average tax increases of $77

Town of Sidney Council has approved two plans that will lead to moderate tax increases

Sidney has announced moderate tax increases, including 3.93 per cent property tax increase. (Peninsula News Review files)
Victoria City Council has released their draft Strategic Plan and draft Financial Plan for public discussion (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff).

City of Victoria releases draft 2019 budget

The draft Financial Plan and the draft Strategic Plan are now online for public review

Victoria City Council has released their draft Strategic Plan and draft Financial Plan for public discussion (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff).