Update predicts 4% growth this year, up from the 2.6% forecast in last spring’s budget.
Benefits for federal, provincial and municipal employees are also more generous.
Fraser Institute study warns the crowding out effect is a concern.
Federal, provincial or municipal employees make up to 37% more than someone doing the same job in the private sector.
Fraser Institute study says they get higher wages, better benefits.
BC premier calls for Trans Mountain spill response plans be made public.
Company expects to produce up to 600,000 ovens annually at the plant that started production last fall.
Public service layoffs and program cuts have already started as anxious workers wait for more bad news.
CFIB calls for alignment with private sector polices.