HALIFAX, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The swift correction in oil prices has changed the economic outlook for Canada's provinces. Nova Scotia, like other Maritime provinces, can expect strong economic growth over the next two years, according to The Conference Board of Canada's Provincial Outlook-Winter 2015.
The Conference Board of Canada's Chief Economist, Glen Hodgson and Marie-Christine Bernard, Associate Director, Provincial Forecast will join business leaders from the region to discuss the economic opportunities and risks for Halifax and Nova Scotia at the Atlantic Business Outlook 2015 in Halifax on April 9, presented by The Conference Board of Canada in partnership with BMO Financial Group.
April 9, 2015
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Glen Hodgson - Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist , The Conference Board of Canada
Marie-Christine Bernard - Associate Director, Provincial Forecast, The Conference Board of Canada
Ann MacKenzie - Executive Director, Atlantic Canada, The Conference Board of Canada
The Hon. Brian Tobin – Canadian Politician and Vice-Chair, BMO Capital Markets BMO Financial Group
Carolyn Booth - Senior Vice-President, Atlantic Provinces, BMO Financial Group
Bernie Miller - Deputy Minister, Nova Scotia Office of Planning and Priorities
Fred Morley - Executive Vice-President and Chief Economist, Greater Halifax Partnership
Karen Oldfield - President and Chief Executive Officer, Halifax Port Authority
Mike Savage - Mayor, Halifax Regional Municipality
Marilla Stephenson - Project Manager, One Nova Scotia Coalition, Nova Scotia Office of Planning and Priorities
Ian Thompson - Former Newspaperman, Former Deputy Minister, and Former Businessman
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