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BC worst economy for younger generations


When the economy squeezes the generations raising young children, it risks squeezing the kids that they raise, according to a new study by Generation Squeeze.

#CodeRed: B.C. is the worst performing economy in Canada for younger generations looks at how the economy performs for younger generations (under age 45). The study explores data that go back to 1976, and examines trends over the terms in office of the BC Liberals (since 2001), BC NDP (1991–2001), and the BC Social Credit governments (prior to 1991).

The results show that BC is now the worst performing economy in Canada for younger generations.

The study recommends 10 principles for all political parties to adopt in their election platforms.

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