OPINION: COVID-19 recession scenarios for B.C.: one is bad; one is worse

OPINION: COVID-19 recession scenarios for B.C.: one is bad; one is worse

Supply chains have been disrupted, hurting local manufacturers & many other firms. How long B.C. businesses will be closed is uncertain. In these truly uncharted waters, estimating how far the economy will slide is something of a guessing game.

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How are B.C.’s large employers faring through COVID-19? Part I

How are B.C.’s large employers faring through COVID-19? Part I

BCBC member survey (March 26-April 1) finds the most common impacts from COVID-19 were decreased sales volumes, increased operating costs, and deferments and cancellations of capital projects, marketing projects and contracts or tenders.

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National fiscal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-country comparison

National fiscal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-country comparison

In this Business Alert, we compare national government fiscal packages for Canada, Australia, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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BUSINESS ALERT | Preliminary Estimates of the Impact Of COVID-19 and Related Containment Measures on the B.C. Economy in 2020

BUSINESS ALERT | Preliminary Estimates of the Impact Of COVID-19 and Related Containment Measures on the B.C. Economy in 2020

In our estimates of the potential impact of COVID-19 on the B.C. economy, two scenarios are considered.

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STATEMENT: COVID-19 Leadership Pledge

STATEMENT: COVID-19 Leadership Pledge

Through the COVID-19 Leadership Pledge, #BCBizLeaders commit to act in collaboration with government, labour and others across the province to protect the health and economic well-being of our fellow British Columbians.

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Stay up to date with our COVID-19 information Page

Stay up to date with our COVID-19 information Page

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How are B.C.’s large employers faring through COVID-19? Part I

How are B.C.’s large employers faring through COVID-19? Part I

How are B.C.’s large employers faring through COVID-19?…

BCBC is collaborating with other business organizations to survey how companies are managing through the COVID-19 crisis.

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OPINION: COVID-19 recession scenarios for B.C.: one is bad; one is worse

OPINION: COVID-19 recession scenarios for B.C.: one is bad; one is worse

OPINION: COVID-19 recession scenarios for B.C.: one is bad;…

By now it is clear the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will be widespread and…

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Maintaining essential services and supply chains amid an economic and health crisis

Maintaining essential services and supply chains amid an economic and health crisis

Maintaining essential services and supply chains amid an…

Protecting supply chains is essential to ensure the flow of and access to necessities such as food, fuel, electricity, communications, and medical supplies. These sources of “oxygen” to well functioning economies are under pressure during the COVID2019 pandemic.

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Saving lives and livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic

Saving lives and livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic

Saving lives and livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic presents extraordinary public health and economic challenges that are diametrically opposed in outcome. Potentially, the fewer people that lose their lives, the more that will lose their livelihoods, and vice versa. It is the cruelest of policy dilemmas.

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How are B.C.’s large employers faring…

OPINION: COVID-19 recession scenarios…

Maintaining essential services and…

Saving lives and livelihoods during the…