British Columbia projects budget surplus in 2014-15

Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:51pm EST
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VICTORIA, British Columbia Feb 18 (Reuters) - British Columbia's annual budget released on Tuesday projected a surplus of C$184 million ($167.94 million)in fiscal 2014-15, the Canadian coastal province's second consecutive balanced budget under the ruling Liberals.

The surplus is projected at C$206 million in 2015-16 and C$451 million in 2016-17, the government said in its first budget since being elected with a majority in May. The revised surplus for 2013-14 is now seen at C$175 million.