External factors continue to drive province's economic fortunes
May 6, 2004
(Vancouver) A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says that despite sweeping policy changes by the current government, external factors like low interest rates and US demand continue to drive BC's economic fortunes. The report finds that the economy has recovered from a recession in 2001, only to resume its middle-of-the-road performance of the 1990s.
Has BC's economy turned the corner?