Failing to invest in infrastructure today means higher costs, slower growth tomorrow for British Columbians.
The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of B.C. today released its study on the impact of infrastructure spending – and the risk of cutting it during tough budget cycles.
“With a provincial budget due on Feb. 19 there are some valuable reminders in the report about just how much more gets built when the government invests in infrastructure,” said ICBA President Philip Hochstein. “Infrastructure investments create direct and indirect jobs, drive economic benefits in the community, and enhance the quality of life.”