What will 2019 look like?

There are several economic trends and factors that can impact the growth of a business.

Our panelists will offer their insight and perspective on the significance of recent trends and events and how they will affect Canadian businesses.

  • How will the USMCA affect Canada’s economic growth? (specifically digital trade, intellectual property and the telecommunications chapter of the agreement)
  • How or will the legalization of cannabis affect the economy?
  • How has the adjustments in minimum wage had an effect on employment levels, consumer spending, etc.
  • How confident are business in Canada/Ontario’s economic outlook?
  • How can the Canadian Economy remain at the leading edge?
  • How will the significant drop in the corporate tax rates in the US change the competitive landscape in Canada?
  • How to prepare for higher interest rates

Join our panelists:
Chris Ferguson, Associate, Fasken
Rosanna Lamanna, Partner at Grant Thornton LLP
Eric LeBlanc, Vice President, Knowledge Based Industries – Ontario
Howard Lerner, Partner at SBLR LLP


11:30am – 12:00pm – Registration, Lunch and Networking
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Panel Discussion and Q&A