OPINION: Rising cost of public services outpaces inflation in private sector

OPINION: Rising cost of public services outpaces inflation in private sector

Reviewing trends in inflation can provide useful insights into the evolution of the larger economy.

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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

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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OPINION: Rising cost of public services outpaces inflation in private sector (Business in Vancouver)

OPINION: Rising cost of public services outpaces inflation in private sector (Business in Vancouver)

OPINION: Rising cost of public services outpaces inflation…

As consumers know, the prices of some goods and services have risen substantially, while other items have seen stable prices or – in some cases – price declines. Generally, price increases have been bigger for services and non-durable goods than for durable and semi-durable products.

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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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OPINION: Rising cost of public services…

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes…

Twenty Years of Consumer Price Changes…

Adapting to the Risks from a Changing…