The provincial government is betting the impact of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics will, in part, stimulate British Columbia's economy out of recession. But, under questioning from reporters, Finance Minister Colin Hansen conceded that bet is based on an analysis prepared by RBC Financial Group prior to the recession. And the government, as first reported by The Canadian Press's Stephanie Levitz - has hired PriceWaterhouseCoopers Inc. to update the forecast. The following is a recording of that scrum.
March 4, 2009