Statement: B.C. Business and Community Leaders Take a Stand Against Racism

Statement: B.C. Business and Community Leaders Take a Stand Against Racism

As business and community leaders, British Columbians, and human beings we cannot sit idly by. What we condone, we accept, and we cannot accept the growing racism and hate directed at people because of their ethnicity, culture, or faiths. Racism must be called out and it must stop now!

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OPINION: Canada has some reason for optimism on the jobs front

OPINION: Canada has some reason for optimism on the jobs front

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OPINION: Which private sector industries ‘pay the bills’ for Canada?

OPINION: Which private sector industries ‘pay the bills’ for Canada?

The COVID-19 pandemic has punched a significant hole in Canada’s economy. That hole needs filling, quickly.

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The 2020 Shutdown: How Deep is the Economic Hole?

The 2020 Shutdown: How Deep is the Economic Hole?

In our Q2 forecast, we find that for both Canada and B.C., the 2020 downturn is shaping up to be the deepest in 100 years

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OPINION: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

OPINION: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

Although B.C. has done a good job flattening the curve of COVID-19, the province’s economy has been devastated by the pandemic and the measures taken to contain it. For 2020, the Business Council forecasts that economic output (GDP) in the province will drop by almost 8 per cent, which is far greater than the GDP losses experienced in previous recessions.

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Insights & Opinions

OPINION: Canada has some reason for optimism on the jobs front

OPINION: Canada has some reason for optimism on the jobs front

OPINION: Canada has some reason for optimism on the jobs…

Statistics Canada’s June employment report confirms that the unprecedented pandemic-induced job…

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OPINION: Which private sector industries ‘pay the bills’ for Canada?

OPINION: Which private sector industries ‘pay the bills’ for Canada?

OPINION: Which private sector industries ‘pay the bills’…

The Minster of Innovation, Science and Industry, Navdeep Bains, in May announced a new industry…

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OPINION: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

OPINION: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the measures taken to contain it

OPINION: B.C.’s economy devastated by pandemic – and the…

Although B.C. has done a good job flattening the curve of COVID-19, the province’s economy has been devastated by the pandemic and the measures taken to contain it. For 2020, the Business Council forecasts that economic output (GDP) in the province will drop by almost 8 per cent, which is far…

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Business Destruction and COVID-19

Business Destruction and COVID-19

Business Destruction and COVID-19

Looking ahead, we suspect that a significant number of B.C. businesses that existed when the year began will be gone by the end of 2021.

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Business Destruction and COVID-19