The Greens are concerned that the BC government is not doing everything it can to make life affordable for its residents.
“When we continue to rely on regressive taxes like this, it is easy to see why British Columbia has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada.”
- Andrew Weaver
MSP (Medical Services Plan) premiums are a regressive tax. In BC, an individual earning $30,000 a year pays the same $72 monthly fee as someone earning $3,000,000 a year.
We encourage you to share your experiences and stories of struggling to make a living, because of regressive and unreasonable burdens on affordability, such as BC's MSP premiums.