The province's lagging underscores the need for pro-growth policy reform.
Future immigration into B.C. may not match pre-COVID levels.
The province remains in the bottom 30 per cent of ranked jurisdictions worldwide.
The PBO projects in 2042 Alberta will have more debt relative to the size of its economy than Ontario.
The budget creates a new, higher top personal income tax rate of 16.8 per cent.
Less business investment means lower productivity for workers, which means lower wages.