Tax reform key to increasing investment in British Columbia.
Canadian natural gas, sold to markets in India and Asia, could displace some of their need to generate power with coal.
B.C.’s has one of the highest overall tax rates on new investment in Canada and the developed world.
Some B.C. government policies are at odds with ambitions to grow the province’s tech sector.
Moving oil by rail is 4.5 times more likely to result in an incident or accident than moving that same oil by pipeline.
When Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced a budget update and a revised, lower forecast for provincial economic growth, it was yet another piece of evidence that Ontario’s economy is sluggish. But Ontario’s problems run deeper than just one fiscal update from one finance minister.
Question: If you’re young, or have very little education, where’s the best place in the country to find a job, make a decent income and prosper? Answer: Alberta, followed by Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
While Premier Christy Clark aims to create an environment where growth and investment can flourish, little has been achieved since last years electoral victory. If Premier Clark is to help British Columbians obtain the desired prosperity and jobs, her top economic priority should be to make BC the most investment-friendly jurisdiction in Canada.
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