BIV Podcast
BIV Podcast

British Columbians “significantly less optimistic” about financial future (BIV Today No. 233)

April 22, 2019, 11:10am

On BIV Today…

The latest MNP Consumer Debt Index underscores Canadians’ deteriorating financial situation: insolvency fears continue to grow, optimism around debt is down and borrowing is still on the rise.

Lana Gilbertson (2:25), senior-vice-president of MNP in Vancouver, discusses the index’s implications, and explores findings from B.C., where British Columbians are significantly less optimistic about their financial future.

From New Ventures BC, executive director Angie Schick and Rachel Burns (18:55), Innovator Skills Initiative grant program manager, discuss opportunities to support the next generation of tech talent and tech startups.

Hayley Woodin hosts.