2008-01-11

BC's economy will grow by 2.5% this year and 3% in 2009

BC’s economy will grow by 2.5% this year and 3% in 2009, but after that the future doesn't look good - that's according to the latest provincial outlook from RBC.

Chief economist Craig Wright says capital spending will likely peak over the next few years, vulnerable exports are being hit, and the pine beetle threat still looms.