It is worth remembering that BC Liberals created a new class of debt that is not reflected in traditional calculations. They force BC Hydro to make advance commitments to purchase electricity for billions of dollars. The exact amounts are unclear to outsiders; the total seems to be in the range of $40 to $65 billion, and growing, the value of that power is unknown.
In other words, the total debt and payment commitments facing future taxpayers are far higher than the graph reflects, perhaps double.
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There are honourary degree holders. And then there's the poet Patrick Lane and his commencement speech at the University of Victoria, reprinted in the Times ...
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