Bargaining in the shadow of the OlympicsRecession and spending for games leave cupboard bareBy Danielle Harder02/12/2010|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 03/19/2010 The B.C. government will table its 2010 budget two days after the close of the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, and the province is already promising it will be a tight one. Despite predictions the B.C. economy will grow by 2.9 per cent this year, the economic turmoil of the last year and emerging overruns with the Games leave little money for unionized government workers whose current agreements are all set to expire this year, starting in March, says John Fryer, an adjunct professor in public administration at the University of Victoria and a former leader of the B.C. Government and Service Employees Union. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.