• * 2020 Economic Outlook: A 20/20 Vision of the Canadian & Global Economies

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    Name: * 2020 Economic Outlook: A 20/20 Vision of the Canadian & Global Economies
    Date: November 19, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:45 PM EST
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    Join us for Economic Outlook with keynote speaker, Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group. 

    Frank McKenna is one of Canada’s most respected political and business leaders.

    He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University, Queen’s University and the University of New Brunswick Law School. He was awarded a prestigious Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship in Law and has practiced in courtrooms all the way up to the Supreme Court of Canada. He achieved widespread acclaim for his successful defence of Canadian boxing legend, Yvon Durelle.

    He was elected Premier of New Brunswick in 1987 in a historic victory that left him with all 58 seats in the legislative assembly. His time as a Premier was marked with widespread acclaim for balanced budgets and unprecedented job creation. He was the only politician in Canadian history to ever be named as Economic Developer of the Year and was inducted into the Canadian Technology Hall of Fame.

    Since leaving public life, he was in widespread demand as a Corporate Director and acted as Counsel to two national law firms. He was named by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien to the Security Intelligence Review Committee. He was also inducted into the New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame and the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.

    In 2005 he accepted an invitation from Prime Minister Paul Martin to become Canadian Ambassador to the United States of America. Upon completing his time as Ambassador, he resumed his corporate career and took on the role as Deputy Chair of TD Bank Group, one of North America’s largest Banks. He also became the Chairman of Brookfield Asset Management, a global asset manager with $250 Billion in assets. Additionally he became a Director of Canadian Natural Resources (CNRL), Canada’s largest oil and gas producer.

    Our local expert panel will include:

    Cara Finn, Director of Economic Development, Middlesex County
    Jason Bates, General Manager, London Region Manufacturing Council
    DoubleTree by Hilton London
    300 King St.
    London, ON
    N6B 1S2
    Date/Time Information:
    11:30 a.m. registration and luncheon buffet
    12:15 p.m. program begins
    1:45 p.m. program concludes
    Contact Information:
    Julia Cunningham 519-432-7551 ext 28 & for Registration Information & help - Bonnie Riddolls ext 20
    $ 55.00 + HST members
    $ 550.00 + HST member table
    $ 75.00 + HST non members
    $ 750.00 + HST non member table

    Sorry no refunds to cancellations made after 14 days prior to event date.