The provincial Liberals really must like the Conference Board of Canada. After all, according to it's Winter 2009 provincial outlook economic forecast, "Fuelled by the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games...the province will get back on its feet next year. Real GDP will turn around from a 0.1 per cent drop this year to a nation-leading 4.3 per cent gain in 2010." In fact, the Liberals like the board so much they featured that statement in not one put two pull quotes in their campaign platform - pages six and 49 for those who are curious.
April 17, 2009