WINNIPEG, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - With GDP growth of just over 2% in 2017, and continued growth of just under 2% forecast for 2018, Manitoba's economy will continue to secure its reputation as a steady performer. The province will see a strong performance in its construction sector, a rebound in agriculture and stable domestic demand to lift the labour markets and increase disposable income.
The Honourable Cameron Friesen, Minister, Manitoba Finance will join The Conference Board of Canada's Deputy Chief Economist, Pedro Antunes, to discuss the issues underpinning the Manitoba economy, from a global, national, provincial and local perspective at the Western Business Outlook 2018: Manitoba, presented in partnership with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.
When: Tuesday November 7, 2017, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Fort Garry Hotel Spa and Conference Centre, 22 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Who: Speakers include:
- The Honourable Cameron Friesen, Minister, Manitoba Finance
- Pedro Antunes, Deputy Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
- Mark Jones, Partner, Olafson and Jones
- Duane Lamoureux, Partner, KPMG in Canada
- Loren A. Remillard, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
For the full schedule and times visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/17-0050/default.aspx
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Media Accreditation is required.
SOURCE Conference Board of Canada
For further information: For more information or media accreditation, contact: Natasha Jamieson, Media Relations, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 307, E-mail: [email protected]; Juline Ranger, Director of Communications, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 431, E-mail: [email protected]