TORONTO, March 7 /CNW Telbec/ - Ontario's economy remains among the
weakest in the country this year, due to the restructuring in the auto
industry, weak export growth and modest retail sales. Conference Board
economists discuss what's ahead for Ontario's economy, at the 2007 Business
Outlook Briefing, Thursday, March 8.
Who: Kip Beckman, Principal Research Associate, The Conference Board of
Canada, will provide the economic outlook for the U.S. and the
world, at 9:15 a.m., Thursday.
Paul Darby, Deputy Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
will discuss the Conference Board's Canadian economic forecast, at
9:45 a.m., Thursday.
Pedro Antunes, Director, National and Provincial Forecast, The
Conference Board of Canada, will present Ontario's economic
outlook, at 10:45 a.m., Thursday.
Colum P. Bastable, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cushman
and Wakefield LePage Inc., will deliver the keynote presentation
The Evolution of Commercial Real Estate in Canada, at 12:45 p.m.,
When: Thursday, March 8, 2007
Where: Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville, 90 Bloor St. E.
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