Headline employment in B.C. rises again...masking underlying weaknesses

Headline employment in B.C. rises again...masking underlying weaknesses

While the rebound in overall employment is good news, it doesn't give a complete picture of developments in the labour market - the recovery in private sector hiring & re-hiring remains much weaker than that in the public sector.

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Priorities for the 2021 B.C. Budget

Priorities for the 2021 B.C. Budget

We believe the province should commit to retooling & improving current tax and regulatory policies that are out of alignment with the needs of a modern, export-dependent & increasingly digitally driven economy.

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OPINION: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

OPINION: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

Governments around the world have taken on mountains of debt during the pandemic to support economic activity. B.C. is no exception.

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OPINION: Real estate rolling on rock-bottom costs of borrowing

OPINION: Real estate rolling on rock-bottom costs of borrowing

Looking back at 2020, housing sales across B.C. jumped by 21%, while average selling prices were up almost 12%. New starts, however, dropped, underscoring the problem of inadequate supply.

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Priorities for the 2021 B.C. Budget

Priorities for the 2021 B.C. Budget

Priorities for the 2021 B.C. Budget

With Finance Minister Selina Robinson poised to table the NDP government’s first post-election…

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Headline employment in B.C. rises again...masking underlying weaknesses

Headline employment in B.C. rises again...masking underlying weaknesses

Headline employment in B.C. rises again...masking…

March saw another solid gain in B.C.’s headline employment. According to Statistics Canada’s Labour…

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OPINION: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

OPINION: Where does the money come from? The B.C. government’s top revenue sources

OPINION: Where does the money come from? The B.C.…

The recent unveiling of new social and business restrictions by the Provincial Health Officer is a…

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OPINION: Meeting Canada’s aggressive green targets a tall order

OPINION: Meeting Canada’s aggressive green targets a tall order

OPINION: Meeting Canada’s aggressive green targets a tall…

Building back ‘clean’ and ‘green’ means trillions of dollars of investment, and the electrification…

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Priorities for the 2021 B.C. Budget

Headline employment in B.C. rises…

OPINION: Where does the money come…

OPINION: Meeting Canada’s aggressive…