Amid the Province’s political uncertainty, and the recent dealings with the U.S regarding the softwood lumber dispute, a report released by Central-1 says BC’s economy is fairing pretty well in the first half of 2017.
Retail sales are up, home sales are steady and tourism numbers are starting to soar.
The Northern BC economy is strongly based on resource development.
Stan Mitchell with KPMG says construction and the creation of 1400 new jobs is driving our economy.
Here’s a link to the report: https://www.central1.com/sites/default/files/uploads/files/analysis_report/report_file/2325%20BC.pdf