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SFU experts available on upcoming B.C. budget announcement

February 19, 2018

The B.C. government will deliver its 2018 budget on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The budget is anticipated to address campaign promises and commitments made from the recent throne speech such as housing and childcare.


The following SFU experts are available to speak to various topics regarding the budget announcement:


Jennifer Marchbank, professor, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, 604.356.0231,

Can speak to childcare and affordability.


Josh Gordon, assistant professor, Public Policy, 604.779.2474,

Can speak to housing and affordability.


Steeve Mongrain, professor, Economics, 778.782.3547,

Can speak to taxation, welfare programs, unemployment insurance, public finance, debt.