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BCGEU calls on government to invest in public services and identifies new revenue sources

The BCGEU/NUPGE submission calls for an investment in public services and provides ideas for new and increased sources of government revenue.

Vancouver (26 Sept. 2013) - Darryl Walker, President of the B.C. Government and Service Employees Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) presented a submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services in Port Coquitlam on September 24.

The submission calls for an investment in public services and provides ideas for new and increased sources of government revenue.

It also "challenges the government to take steps to support workers, families and communities, and to revitalize our province's economy by making targeted investments in green infrastructure projects to prompt real and sustainable job creation and economic growth, and by investing in key public services that will assist British Columbians recovering from prolonged economic hardship."

You can read the full submission here.

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