Stronger Tomorrow, Starting Today

Stronger Tomorrow, Starting Today

The Stronger Tomorrow, Starting Today plan provides clear actions that can build confidence and help to establish the conditions necessary for a prosperous future.

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B.C.'s Low Carbon Advantage

B.C.'s Low Carbon Advantage

Recovery can be done in a way that allows for B.C. to be positioned globally as both a low carbon producer of high quality natural resource and energy products and one that supports job growth, innovation and recovery here at home.

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OPINION: B.C. tourism and travel bear brunt of pandemic economic fallout

OPINION: B.C. tourism and travel bear brunt of pandemic economic fallout

In looking at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across the economy, one broad sector stands out for the extent of the damage inflicted on businesses and their employees: tourism and travel services.

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OPINION: B.C.’s export sector can make a real difference in reducing global GHGs

OPINION: B.C.’s export sector can make a real difference in reducing global GHGs

If B.C. can become the global market’s low carbon supplier of choice for vital commodities, we can fight climate change & at the same time, create more high-paying jobs for British Columbians — jobs that our industrial sector creates.

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A Remarkable Roller Coaster Ride for B.C.'s Job Market in 2020

A Remarkable Roller Coaster Ride for B.C.'s Job Market in 2020

We expect employment growth will be weak, choppy and uneven for the remainder of the year and well into 2021. Re-hiring has slowed in most industries and is a key reason for our cautious outlook.

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A Huge Share of the Workforce Has Claimed the CERB

A Huge Share of the Workforce Has Claimed the CERB

If employment continues to recover, hopefully the need for a generous federal government payment to an unusually large slice of the workforce will diminish.

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Economic Recovery from the Pandemic: Let Them Eat Cake — with Green Icing

Economic Recovery from the Pandemic: Let Them Eat Cake — with Green Icing

An economic recovery that focuses on jobs, incomes and business growth is much more important than whether it is “green” or some other colour.

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Insights & Opinions

OPINION: B.C. tourism and travel bear brunt of pandemic economic fallout

OPINION: B.C. tourism and travel bear brunt of pandemic economic fallout

OPINION: B.C. tourism and travel bear brunt of pandemic…

In looking at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across the economy, one broad sector stands out…

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OPINION: B.C.’s export sector can make a real difference in reducing global GHGs

OPINION: B.C.’s export sector can make a real difference in reducing global GHGs

OPINION: B.C.’s export sector can make a real difference in…

If B.C. can become the global market’s low carbon supplier of choice for vital commodities, we can fight climate change, and at the same time, create more of those high-paying jobs for British Columbians that have provided us enviable standards of living — jobs that our industrial sector creates.

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A Huge Share of the Workforce Has Claimed the CERB

A Huge Share of the Workforce Has Claimed the CERB

A Huge Share of the Workforce Has Claimed the CERB

Locally, some 1.15 million British Columbians have applied for and received the CERB. Based on the Canada-wide average payment, B.C. residents claimed an estimated $8.2 billion in CERB benefits through mid-August.

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OPINION: Canada’s economic revival requires broad strategy

OPINION: Canada’s economic revival requires broad strategy

OPINION: Canada’s economic revival requires broad strategy

After the shock Canadians have experienced in 2020, an economic recovery that focuses on jobs,…

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