Global News: B.C.-Alberta trade worth $30B annually, with economies most intertwined in Canada: report

  • May 16, 2019


“The functioning of labour markets and interprovincial migration flows also suggest B.C. and Alberta share the closest economic ties of any two provinces in the country,” wrote study author and BCBC chief economist Ken Peacock.

“Alberta depends on B.C.’s Gateway infrastructure to ship its products to Asian and global markets and also to obtain the vast array of goods imported to the province,” wrote Peacock.

“In turn, British Columbia benefits from the resulting income and jobs created by two-way trade.”

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