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Adriax Dix has shed a bit more light on what he considers the "high end" of the individual tax bracket.
Speaking in studio with CKNW's Bill Good, he reiterates his position -- that he has to look at the province's budget next spring before he can give a firm figure.
But he says he does not consider $100,000 a year to be a high income.
"We have to look at what the numbers are. I take this issue seriously. It's driven by concerns about the fiscal state of the province, and ensuring that we have fairness. But I think those numbers, the numbers in the 150, 200, 250 range are the ones you'd have to look at. But all of those numbers, even there -- I don't think there's very much tax room."
Dix has also said in the past he will not raise small business taxes, but will move big business rates back to 2008 levels.
On skilled workers, Dix says the premier shows "a lack of regard" in her comments yesterday.
Christy Clark said why train for mining jobs that don't exist yet in B.C.?
Dix calls that an "inadequate" response.
"It's clear, anyway, that the Liberal party doesn't take seriously its responsibility for skills training. Because these projects have been in the works for some time. The premier has been celebrating these projects and saying that those jobs would go to British Columbians for some time, even though she and (Jobs) Minister (Pat) Bell were well aware that they weren't, right?"
Specifically, he says B.C. has to start the training, in the first place, at all levels, and get all stakeholders involved.
Dix was also asked: Does B.C.'s coast belong to British Columbia or does it belong to Canada?
"Where I disgree with Premier Redford and Prime Minister Harper is that for decades people believed it was in the national interest not to have oil supertankers on the north coast of British Columbia. We had a moratorium and that was a national policy right? that was supported overwhelmingly nationally and overwhelmingly in British Columbia. And the reasons for that policy still apply.
"So you know when people say it's the national interest that we develop the oil sands as quickly as possible, it's also in the national interest that the economy of the coast succeed and survive and not be threatened."