Tutorial 8: Manufacturing, Location, and Toyota Today’s topics of discussion: 1. What proportion of the BC economy is tied to the service sector? How has this changed over the past couple of decades? What are the consequences for labour? 2. What is the “Creative Class”? Why are they important for our economy? 3. Discuss "The Cost of Urban Congestion in Canada". In particular, discuss Vancouver relative to the rest of the country. Next week’s tutorial questions: 1. Discuss the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region and Cascadia in the context of our course. 2. Discuss the use and planned expansion of rapid transit in Greater Vancouver. 3. Provide a brief overview of the growth of the European Union and discuss its importance to the geography of the world economy.