Throne speech outlines clear path to make life more affordable
The throne speech announced the start of the largest investment in affordable housing in this province’s history, including social housing, student housing, seniors housing, Indigenous housing and affordable rentals for middle-income families. Government will also introduce significant new measures to address the effect of speculation on real estate prices and to crack down on tax fraud and money laundering in B.C.’s real estate market.
Government re-committed to a true partnership with Indigenous peoples based in rights, reconciliation and respect, to implement the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, to protect B.C.’s environment and coast, and to take concrete action on climate change
More details about the funding fro housing, child care, and healthcare will be announced next week on Feb. 20th, for the budget.
Read more: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018PREM0020-000194