Business & Economy

B.C. unveils 'bold' housing, child care plans, hikes employer, real estate taxes

By Canadian Press
February 21, 2018 - 4:33am Updated: February 21, 2018 - 10:09am

VICTORIA — British Columbia moved to ease the province's housing crisis Tuesday with a budget that introduces a new tax on property speculators, higher taxes on foreign homebuyers and plans to create 114,000 affordable housing units over the next decade.