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How will Canada's Economy Respond to Global Volatility?

Scotiabank Chief Economist to Address Executives at the AFP of Canada Treasury Forum

TORONTO – June 9, 2011 – Journalists are invited to hear Scotiabank’s chief economist, Warren Jestin, discuss the Canadian economy at the opening general session of the AFP of Canada Treasury Forum in Toronto next week. 

Who: Warren Jestin, Senior Vice President & Chief Economist, Scotiabank, has been with the Bank since 1979. He also has worked at the Bank of Canada and taught at several Canadian universities. Dr. Jestin is on advisory boards for the University of Guelph Heritage Fund and the Sobey School of Business at St. Mary's University. He has served on the C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council and has been involved with policy committees of the Canadian and Ontario Chambers of Commerce and the Toronto Board of Trade. Dr. Jestin also is on the Board of Markham-Stouffville Hospital.

What: Opening general Session Speech at the AFP of Canada Treasury Forum

  • How will Canada's economy be affected by the changes around the world, especially the demand for raw materials by China, India and Brazil?
  • How will regulatory reform in the U.S. and abroad resonate across Canadian banking and business landscapes?
  • What might the outlook be for the next 12-18 months?

When: Wednesday, 15 June, 2011, 3:00-4:00 pm

Where: AFP of Canada Treasury Forum, Hilton Toronto, Ballroom, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada M5H 2L2

Press registration: Press passes are available by contacting PR@afponline.org or by calling 1.301.907.2862 . Please note that Mr. Jestin’s address is the only session open to press at this event.

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