British Columbia

B.C. adds nearly 27,000 jobs in February, small businesses still struggling

March 15, 2021

Greg Wilson, Director, Government Relations (BC) for Retail Council of Canada, says while larger outlets are in a position to hire, many smaller operations are still struggling.

“Particularly for fashion — apparel, accessories, shoes — these businesses’ sales are still down at least 50 per cent from pre-pandemic levels. They’re not yet seeing a pick-up in traffic,” Wilson said.

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