BCBusiness: B.C.’s Most Resilient Cities in 2021


The success of this year’s top cities also highlights an emerging trend, consistent with the observations of our experts: mid-pandemic conditions favoured smaller independent communities and suburbs over the central cities of B.C.’s largest metropolitan areas, such as Metro Vancouver and the Capital Region. “This is one thing that’s quite fascinating about this downturn—there are definitely regional differences,” notes Ken Peacock, chief economist at the Business Council of British Columbia. “There really is this churn and uneven impact.”

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