Opportunity lost for the BC economy

The Columbia Institute’s local economy work is hitting the news with the recent announcement that three new BC ferries will be built offshore by Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Gdansk, Poland. Check out Made-In-BC Ferries for a detailed analysis of how our local economy would grow if they were built in BC instead.


Listen to an interview with our Executive Director, Charley Beresford, about this latest news HERE.

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The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: climate change, Canada’s increasing equity gap, and shifting social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive policy analysis. We strive to provide knowledge and information to make real and positive social change.