VIDEO: The 2020 Shutdown: How Deep is the Economic Hole?

While pandemics are precedented, worldwide social lockdowns and economic shutdowns are not. Both the B.C. and Canadian economies have been hard-hit by the closure of non-essential businesses to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. As the provincial and national economies struggle to emerge from their temporary freeze, the global recession will be a drag on all-important export industries.