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City of Vancouver Outlook Revised to Negative On High Combined Debt Burden Dec 04
Standard & Poors, December 2004
TORONTO (Standard & Poor's) Dec. 14, 2004--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today said it revised its outlook on the City of Vancouver in the Province of British Columbia to negative from stable due to the city's high combined debt burden. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'AAA' long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings. "The negative outlook reflects the possibility that Vancouver's combined debt burden and its share of the Greater Vancouver District's debt will become too onerous in the next few years to support the current 'AAA' rating, given the potential for reductions in the city's financial flexibility," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Stephen Ogilvie. A significant new stream of capital revenues or material...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Vancouver (City of)
Action: Outlook: Negative
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