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Let's Talk Exports Cross Canada Tour

Volatility struck global markets with a vengeance as 2016 began, with stock markets, commodities, sovereign bonds and currencies all swept up in a wild ride. Is this a natural point for another global recession, or has the cyclone been contained?

Join Peter G. Hall, EDC’s Vice-President and Chief Economist to find out, and get his insight on the current global economy and its effects on Canada, along with forecasts of the Canadian dollar, commodity prices and growth in your industry.

You’ll learn:

  • the opportunities and risks for 2016-2017;
  • the export outlook for your industry sector;
  • tips to succeed in the global marketplace;
  • and much more.

Attend Let’s Talk Exports, your best opportunity to get the latest information on the global economy and its impact on Canadian businesses like yours.

Who attends:

  • Businesses that are currently exporting or are planning to export
  • Members of financial institutions
  • Industry associations
  • Those that service the export community

Join the conversation: #LetsTalkExports / @PeterGHallXIII

Sponsored by:
Air Canada

Tour stops:

The 2016 cross-Canada tour will be held in 11 cities between April 26 and June 1, 2016. Can’t make it to a city near you? Join us online with the Let’s Talk Exports webinar on Thursday, June 2, 2016.

​Date ​City ​In Partnership with:
April 26 Burlington​ Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC)​
April 26 Vaughan​ Vaughan Chamber of Commerce
April 27​ Montreal World Trade Centre​ Montréal
May 4 Saskatoon Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP)​
May 5 Vancouver​ Canadian Manufacturer & Exporters (CME)
May 9 St. John's Newfoundland Environment Industries Association (NEIA)​​
May 17 Halifax​ Halifax Partnership
May 18 Edmonton​ CME-Alberta Division​
May 19​ ​Winnipeg ​Manitoba Trade and Investment
May 31 Drummondville Société de développement économique de Drummondville​
June 1 Quebec City​ Québec International​
​June 2 Webinar Presented by EDC

Peter's biography:

Peter G. HallPeter G. Hall
Vice-President and Chief Economist

Peter Hall joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in November 2004. With over 25 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting, Mr. Hall is responsible for overseeing EDC's economic analysis, country risk assessment and corporate research groups. In addition to preparing strategic advice for senior management at EDC, Mr. Hall is a featured speaker at conferences, international roundtables and policy fora, and regularly appears in television, radio and print media commenting on the world economy and Canadian international trade issues. He produces a widely circulated print and video weekly commentary covering an eclectic range of current global economic issues.

Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Hall directed the economic forecasting activities of the Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Hall has served as president of both the Canadian Association for Business Economics, a 600-member national association of professional economists, and its largest local chapter, the Ottawa Economics Association. He has also been a volunteer board and committee member for two Ottawa area private schools. Mr. Hall has degrees in economics from both Carleton University and the University of Toronto.