Please don’t feed the inflation dragon

Please don’t feed the inflation dragon

With ultra-loose monetary and fiscal policy past the point where they are “doing more good than harm”, it is time for Ottawa to look at ways to assist the recovery in GDP through non-inflationary policy adjustments.

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OECD predicts Canada will be the worst performing advanced economy over the next decade…and the three decades after that

OECD predicts Canada will be the worst performing advanced economy over the next decade…and the three decades after that

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OPINION: The growth potential of B.C.'s agri-tech sector

OPINION: The growth potential of B.C.'s agri-tech sector

Not capitalizing on the momentum of the B.C. companies who are developing and producing world-class agri-tech solutions would be a failure of innovation for British Columbia, and the provincial government.

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Widespread demand-supply imbalances and rising prices buffet the economic recovery

Widespread demand-supply imbalances and rising prices buffet the economic recovery

The latest B.C. Economic Review and Outlook points to a downgraded provincial growth forecast for 2021 of 5%, lower than our previous 5.8% growth projection but still well above average growth rates of 2.6%.

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OPINION: Some Thoughts on B.C.’s New Paid Sick Leave Policy

OPINION: Some Thoughts on B.C.’s New Paid Sick Leave Policy

If we consider B.C.’s new five day paid sick leave requirement against the backdrop of the EHT & recent changes to the CPP & EI programs, it is clear business are being hit hard.

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OPINION: B.C.’s biggest export industry hit hard by NDP’s old-growth plan

OPINION: B.C.’s biggest export industry hit hard by NDP’s old-growth plan

The government’s latest policy move will add to the high and rising uncertainty that exists for all land-based industries about trends in the B.C. business climate for both existing operations and new investment.

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OPINION:  Pandemic, inflation, labour are key challenges for B.C.’s economy

OPINION: Pandemic, inflation, labour are key challenges for B.C.’s economy

OPINION: Pandemic, inflation, labour are key challenges…

As we approach the two-year mark of the global pandemic, several developments look likely to…

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Please don’t feed the inflation dragon

Please don’t feed the inflation dragon

Please don’t feed the inflation dragon

As noted in a previous blog, a generation of Canadians has come to expect low, stable growth in…

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OECD predicts Canada will be the worst performing advanced economy over the next decade…and the three decades after that

OECD predicts Canada will be the worst performing advanced economy over the next decade…and the three decades after that

OECD predicts Canada will be the worst performing advanced…

Ottawa’s economic growth strategy rests on four shaky pillars: accommodative monetary policy to…

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OPINION: The growth potential of B.C.'s agri-tech sector

OPINION: The growth potential of B.C.'s agri-tech sector

OPINION: The growth potential of B.C.'s agri-tech sector

The growth potential of B.C. agri-tech Agriculture is a complex and vitally important economic…

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OPINION: Pandemic, inflation, labour…

Please don’t feed the inflation dragon

OECD predicts Canada will be the worst…

OPINION: The growth potential of B.C.'s…