Media Advisory - 2007 Business Outlook Briefing



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    TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Conference Board of Canada economists will
outline the impact of the U.S. subprime meltdown and will discuss what's ahead
for Ontario's economy with the loonie at par at the 2007 Business Outlook
Briefing, Thursday, October 4.

    Who:   Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President, Forecasting and Analysis and
    Chief Economist, will provide the global economic outlook,
    at 9:15 a.m.

    Paul Darby, Deputy Chief Economist, will discuss the Conference
    Board's Canadian and U.S. economic forecast, at 9:45 a.m.

    Pedro Antunes, Director, National and Provincial Forecast, will
    present Ontario's economic outlook, at 10:45 a.m.

    Kip Beckman, Principal Research Associate, Forecasting and
    Analysis, will deliver the keynote presentation The U.S. Subprime
    Meltdown: Implications for Canada at 12:45 p.m.

    When:  Thursday, October 4, 2007

    Where: The Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W

    For more information, visit:
    http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/oct07/tor-bus-outlook/overview.asp

    Media must register in advance.




For further information:

For further information: or media accreditation: Yvonne Squires,
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221,  E-mail:
corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca


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