Medical premium 'tax' targeted at B.C. budget hearings

The provincial government is being urged to freeze rapidly rising Medical Services Plan premiums that critics say have acted like a stealth tax on most families.

The recommendation to a budget consultations committee of the Legislature was made by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation's Jordan Bateman, who cited a 39 per cent jump in MSP premiums over the last six years to $150 per month in 2016 for the average family.

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