Falling energy prices, high unemployment rates and the pending Alberta carbon tax are causing concern for all industry sectors in the province. Join the Western Region CERC committee members and guests to hear Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist, ATB Financial, offer his opinion on what to expect economically in 2017.
Stephen Cryne President and CEO of CERC will open the session.
Todd Hirsch, Author and Chief Economist at ATB Financial will share his insights and provide members and guests with an overview of the financial impact and where he believes our economy is heading in the current challenging environment.
This session promises to be very informative and engaging. Register early to avoid disappointment. Please feel free to forward this invite to a friend or colleague that may be interested in attending!
Guest Speaker: Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist, ATB Financial
Todd received a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary. Since 1993 he has held a series of economist positions at the Canada West Foundation, the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Bank of Canada. He joined ATB Financial in May 2007 as Chief Economist.
He is a regular business columnist for the Globe and Mail, and provides economic commentary for CBC, CTV, and other news media outlets.
In 2011, he was recognized as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture magazine. He was recently honoured by the federal government with the Diamond Jubilee Medal, and in 2014 he was appointed to the Alberta Economic Development Authority.
In February 2012, Todd released his first book, The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada from Economic Decline.
Stephen is the President and CEO of the Canadian Employee Relocation Council, CERC.
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