Business in Vancouver: James: B.C.'s May job numbers offer 'glimmer of hope'


Business Council of B.C. chief economist Ken Peacock said the increases are 10% of jobs lost.

“You have to see that as good news,” he said, adding that when the full monthly numbers include the restart are released, “we have to expect a bigger bump.”

He said by summer’s end, it’s possible half od job numbers will recover but stressed jobs related to international travel, tourism, air travel, conventions, large sporting events and theatres will likely remain hit.

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