Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Some Prices Up, Some Down, Some Up a Lot

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Some Prices Up, Some Down, Some Up a Lot

Consumer price inflation in B.C. averaged 1.6% over the past two decades.

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Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Inflation and Wage Growth Trends Show Real Wages Have Risen Over Time

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Inflation and Wage Growth Trends Show Real Wages Have Risen Over Time

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Adapting to the Risks from a Changing Climate

Adapting to the Risks from a Changing Climate

Our people, businesses, & communities collectively have next to no influence over the accumulation of globally-generated GHGs in the atmosphere.

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Dead in the Water: Canada’s economy has not grown in per capita terms for almost two years

Dead in the Water: Canada’s economy has not grown in per capita terms for almost two years

Canada’s real GDP per person has not increased in almost two years – since 2017 Q2

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Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Some Prices Up, Some Down, Some Up a Lot

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Some Prices Up, Some Down, Some Up a Lot

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Some…

Consumer price inflation in B.C. averaged 1.6% over the past two decades. But as consumers know, the prices of some goods and services have risen substantially, while other items have had stable prices or experienced some decline in prices over time. Generally, consumers have faced larger price…

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Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Inflation and Wage Growth Trends Show Real Wages Have Risen Over Time

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Inflation and Wage Growth Trends Show Real Wages Have Risen Over Time

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes in B.C....Inflation…

Rising living costs impact household finances. The cost of living, however, is only one side of the equation. The other factor that determines whether people are making financial headway is earnings. If wage growth outpaces inflation, households with members in the workforce are better off in real…

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Adapting to the Risks from a Changing Climate

Adapting to the Risks from a Changing Climate

Adapting to the Risks from a Changing Climate

It’s true the climate is always changing and that day-to-day we experience different weather. The challenge is that normally the former is an unconscious experience for humans, and for natural ecosystems, adaptation through evolution is possible over long periods.

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Dead in the Water:  Canada’s economy has not grown in per capita terms for almost two years

Dead in the Water: Canada’s economy has not grown in per capita terms for almost two years

Dead in the Water: Canada’s economy has not grown in per…

Canada’s real GDP per person has not increased in almost two years – since 2017 Q2. Looking further back, GDP per person has increased by only 5.6% in total since the peak of the last business cycle in early 2008. That works out to an annual growth rate over 11 years of around 0.5%, about half the…

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Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes…

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes…

Adapting to the Risks from a Changing…

Dead in the Water: Canada’s economy…