TORONTO, Jan. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The recent sell-off of some of Canada's
most iconic companies has sparked a fierce and often emotional debate about
foreign ownership and what it means to the economy and the country.
Senior corporate and government leaders examine the implications of
foreign takeovers and Canada's competitive position in global markets at The
Hollowing Out and Transformation of Corporate Canada: Myth or Reality?, hosted
by The Conference Board of Canada in partnership with SECOR Consulting Ltd.
When: Monday, January 28, 2008
Who: 8:15: a.m. - Findings of the report, "Hollowing Out" - Myth and
Reality: Corporate Takeovers in an Age of Transformation, will
be made public
Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President, Forecasting and Analysis
and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
Allan R. Gregg, Chair, Harris/Decima Research Inc.
Ken Smith, Chair, SECOR Consulting Ltd.
Andrea Mandel-Campbell, Journalist and Author, Why Mexicans
Don't Drink Molson
Michael R. Bloom, Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness
and Learning, The Conference Board of Canada
10:30 a.m. - CEO panel discussion on hollowing-out
Dominic D'Alessandro, President and Chief Executive Officer,
Manulife Financial Corporation
James L. Goodfellow, Vice-Chair, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Stanley H. Hartt, Chairman, Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc.
Michael Novak, Executive Vice-President, Office of the
President, SNC-Lavalin Inc.
Ian Telfer, Chairman, Goldcorp Inc.
1:00 p.m. - Keynote presentation, The federal government's
The Hon. Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Canada
Where: The Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay Street, Toronto
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