BIV Today Podcast
BIV Today Podcast

BIV Today No. 83: B.C. businesses paying billions more in taxes

September 4, 2018, 11:06am

On BIV Today…

Economist Ken Peacock (1:29) from the Business Council of B.C. has crunched the numbers and discovered that businesses in the province are facing $5 billion in extra tax costs compared with 2013. He joins the show to discuss B.C.’s tax competitiveness problem.

BIV’s weekly tech panel (15:38) tackles whether social media companies need greater government oversight, and the ethics of those companies providing governments access to encrypted user data.

Kirk LaPointe, Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin host.