CPABC in Focus July/August 2017 - Page 16

CPABC in Focus July/August 2017, Working, Investing, and Living in BC in 2016

CPABC in Focus is the flagship magazine of BC’s chartered professional accountants.

CPABC in Focus is the premier way to reach BC’s professional accounting community. CPABC in Focus is published in British Columbia six times a year, and is sent to more than 33,000 CPA members, candidates, and students.

By Marlyn Chisholm

British Columbia proved to be a good place to live, work, and invest in 2016. BC is facing some economic challenges in 2017, particularly in the resource sector. CPABC's BC Regional Check Up reports examine Job Creation, Unemployment, business and investment activity, business bankruptcies, educational attainment, and consumer insolvencies in British Columbia's development regions: Cariboo, Kootenay, Mainland/Southwest, Northeast, Northwest BC, Nechako and North Coast, Thompson-Okanagan, and Vancouver Island/Coast.