Ahead of the BC election, Daily Hive is profiling young voters from across the province. Want to join in and share your thoughts? Email [email protected], subject line: My Future.
I work as a Portfolio Manager with Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management.
Family, friends, and colleagues definitely have their opinions and I take them into consideration – so yes.
On a scale of 1 to 5, probably a 4, so more than the average.
No – we just recently moved and not sure who our local ones are.
Yes. [For the record, Christy Clark, John Horgan, and Andrew Weaver.]
After seeing the mess of what happened down south in 2016, I would prefer not getting involved.
The tech sector
I deal with many tech firms, from start-ups to developed firms, and seeing that sector grow has a direct impact on our local economy and my business. We’re leading the way in virtual reality and artificial intelligence, and it’s an exciting time for us to be living here.
More effort and resources to the tech sector and local entrepreneurs would be great to see. It’s tough to build a business while living in this city, and making a push to help local entrepreneurs will help our economy now and in the future.
Tech is becoming a large part of our economy and drives a huge portion of jobs and the economy. In support of that, setting up the proper transportation and infrastructure framework lines us up for serious growth in the future.
Transportation and infrastructure
Serious growth into our transportation and infrastructure are key if we want to keep growing our local economy and making it accessible for people to do business here. Between Lions Gate Bridge and our ‘mickey mouse’ SkyTrain line, we have a lot of work to do to match the demand.
If we want to attract the world, we need to be a world class city.
Are you a young British Columbian and eligible to vote in the BC election? We would love to profile you. Email [email protected], subject line: My Future, to find out more.
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