OPINION: To revive the economy, government should focus on strengthening B.C.’s leading export industries

OPINION: To revive the economy, government should focus on strengthening B.C.’s leading export industries

As B.C. policymakers approach economic recovery , the task is to focus on the fundamental drivers of our prosperity – the export of Canadian goods and services.

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Do Canadians dream of electrification?

Do Canadians dream of electrification?

The size of the economy-wide energy transformation to non-GHG emissions electricity sources is so big its very hard to imagine, and the gap between reality and desired outcomes will get bigger with population & economic growth.

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OPINION: Less public debt, more private sector help key to Canada’s recovery

OPINION: Less public debt, more private sector help key to Canada’s recovery

The exploding deficit shows the need for Ottawa to establish a “fiscal anchor” to return to a sustainable financial position.

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Trading in organized lightning (electricity): the B.C. hydroelectric system advantage

Trading in organized lightning (electricity): the B.C. hydroelectric system advantage

Trade and electricity are two topics not well understood. When they are put together, many assumptions are made, and many are incorrect.

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B.C.’s employment recovery stalls for second consecutive month

B.C.’s employment recovery stalls for second consecutive month

The employment recovery is off to a very slow start in 2021 and this is not expected to change much in the first half of the year. Still B.C. is in better shape than several other provinces.

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The race between the virus and the vaccines

The race between the virus and the vaccines

Despite the solid growth outlook, it will take a couple years for the B.C. economy to fully recover.

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OPINION: To revive the economy, government should focus on strengthening B.C.’s leading export industries

OPINION: To revive the economy, government should focus on strengthening B.C.’s leading export industries

OPINION: To revive the economy, government should focus on…

As Premier John Horgan and his cabinet colleagues explore options to kick-start the economy while…

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Do Canadians dream of electrification?

Do Canadians dream of electrification?

Do Canadians dream of electrification?

This is part one of a two-part series on electrification. In part two, we will explore what a…

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OPINION: Less public debt, more private sector help key to Canada’s recovery

OPINION: Less public debt, more private sector help key to Canada’s recovery

OPINION: Less public debt, more private sector help key to…

As Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland works to develop the federal government’s 2021 budget, she…

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B.C.’s employment recovery stalls for second consecutive month

B.C.’s employment recovery stalls for second consecutive month

B.C.’s employment recovery stalls for second consecutive…

January’s Labour Force Survey showed another tiny employment gain in B.C. This marks the second…

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OPINION: To revive the economy,…

Do Canadians dream of electrification?

OPINION: Less public debt, more private…

B.C.’s employment recovery stalls for…