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Let's Talk Exports Cross Canada Tour

The world economy continues to bump along, with hot spots, not-spots and a few good economies in between. Has the global economy got a case of terminal weakness, or has the slow train reached its terminus?

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 2015-2016;
  • 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


 Tour Stops


The 2015 cross Canada tour will be held in 10 cities between April 23 and May 26, 2015. Can’t make it to a city near you? Join us online with the Let’s Talk Exports webinar on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

​Date ​City ​In Partnership with:
April 23 Burlington​ Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC)​
April 29​ St. John's Newfoundland Environment Industries Association (NEIA)​​
April 30​ Halifax​ Greater Halifax Partnership (GHP)
​May 7 Vaughan​ Vaughan Chamber of Commerce
May 12 Quebec City​ Québec International​
May 13​ Montreal​ World Trade Centre​ Montréal
May 19​ Drummondville​ Société de développement économique de Drummondville​
May 20​ Edmonton​ CME-Alberta Division​
May 21​ Vancouver​ Vancouver Board of Trade​
May 26 Regina Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP)​
​June 2 Webinar Presented by EDC

 Peter's Biography


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 and political risk analysis, special research and the corporate library. In addition to advising 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 international economy.

Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Hall directed the economic forecasting activities of the Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Hall is the immediate past president of the Canadian Association for Business Economics, a 600-member national association of professional economists, and actively participates in its local Ottawa chapter. Mr. Hall has degrees in economics from Carleton University and the University of Toronto.