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B.C. records tiny jobs gain in December as employment falls in other provinces

B.C. records tiny jobs gain in December as employment falls in other provinces

With December’s handful of additional jobs, the total number of people working in B.C. is now down just 33,600 compared to February, a relatively modest 1.3% decline.

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"Off-the-books" economic activity in B.C.: who's not paying their fare share?

"Off-the-books" economic activity in B.C.: who's not paying their fare share?

The deep COVID-19 recession is placing stress on the finances of households, businesses, & governments. Now more than ever, governments should ensure everyone is paying their fair share by addressing tax and regulatory design & compliance flaws.

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Top 10 Business Council research papers and posts of 2020

Top 10 Business Council research papers and posts of 2020

In 2020, the BCBC team released over 110 research papers, columns and blog posts on a range of topics including B.C.’s economic performance and recommended actions to drive growth and opportunity. Here are our top 10 posts for 2020.

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Five economic stories from 2020

Five economic stories from 2020

The past year undoubtedly will be one for the record books for all the wrong reasons and there is a great deal of uncertainty about what lies ahead. Here are five economic stories that grabbed and held our attention as the year 2020 unfolded.

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OPINION: Stimulus, megaprojects buoy B.C. labour market during pandemic

OPINION: Stimulus, megaprojects buoy B.C. labour market during pandemic

After plunging by 400,000 jobs in the early weeks of the pandemic, employment in the province has almost returned to its pre-COVID level – a near-miraculous turnaround. Why has the labour market sprung back to life?

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B.C. records tiny jobs gain in December as employment falls in other provinces

B.C. records tiny jobs gain in December as employment falls in other provinces

B.C. records tiny jobs gain in December as employment falls…

Employment in B.C. edged up slightly in December. The gain of 3,800 is small but welcome…

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Top 10 Business Council research papers and posts of 2020

Top 10 Business Council research papers and posts of 2020

Top 10 Business Council research papers and posts of 2020

During the tumultuous year that has been 2020, the Business Council took a leadership role in…

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Five economic stories from 2020

Five economic stories from 2020

Five economic stories from 2020

The past year undoubtedly will be one for the record books, for all the wrong reasons. The arrival…

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OPINION: Stimulus, megaprojects buoy B.C. labour market during pandemic

OPINION: Stimulus, megaprojects buoy B.C. labour market during pandemic

OPINION: Stimulus, megaprojects buoy B.C. labour market…

As we reflect on the last 12 months, it’s an understatement to say 2020 is shaping up to be an…

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B.C. records tiny jobs gain in December…

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Five economic stories from 2020

OPINION: Stimulus, megaprojects buoy…