Hitting the Road: Migration Flows in B.C.

Hitting the Road: Migration Flows in B.C.

In recent years, population growth has become more balanced across the province. Average annual population growth on the Island & in the Thompson-Okanagan region has more than doubled & has outpaced the average gain seen in the Lower Mainland.

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Hey Big Spender: B.C.'s Changing but Vibrant Retail Sector

Hey Big Spender: B.C.'s Changing but Vibrant Retail Sector

While B.C.'s retail sales growth rate has tempered over the past two years, B.C. consumers are big spenders. In 2018, on a per person basis B.C. had the second highest level of total spending, behind Alberta.

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OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

Last year the provincial economy downshifted to its slowest expansion since the 2009 recession. Fortunately, 2020 is looking a little brighter.

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Hail Electricity!

Hail Electricity!

Electrification is seen as one of the major solutions to the problem of rising global greenhouse gas emissions. Indeed, all countries that have made visible progress in reducing such emissions in the last couple of decades have done so, in large part by shifting fuel use in the electric sector.

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2019 British Columbia Prosperity Index

2019 British Columbia Prosperity Index

Learn how B.C. ranks compared to 20 other jurisdictions

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Insights & Opinions

A Note on Incomes in Urban B.C.

A Note on Incomes in Urban B.C.

A Note on Incomes in Urban B.C.

British Columbia’s place in the income pecking order leaves much to be desired, particularly considering the relatively high cost of housing in our urban centres. Median household incomes in B.C. cities are far below the levels in the country’s richest urban communities.

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Shifting Migration Patterns are Driving Regional Population Growth

Shifting Migration Patterns are Driving Regional Population Growth

Shifting Migration Patterns are Driving Regional Population…

The province’s internal population growth dynamics have shifted in recent years. Population gains have eased in the Lower Mainland and accelerated in most other regions of the province. The reason for the change is migration, particularly movements of people within the province. There has been a…

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OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market,…

Last year the provincial economy downshifted to its slowest expansion since the 2009 recession.…

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OPINION: Canadian economy will stall in 2020

OPINION: Canadian economy will stall in 2020

OPINION: Canadian economy will stall in 2020

As the clock winds down on 2019, it’s time to ponder what the coming year may have in store for the…

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A Note on Incomes in Urban B.C.

Shifting Migration Patterns are Driving…

OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C.…

OPINION: Canadian economy will stall in…