GREATER SUDBURY, November 27, 2018 – Join the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, December 4th, from 12:00-2:00 pm as they host Derek Burleton, Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist, TD Bank Group, for Outlook 2019. Derek will present his near-and-long-term outlook for the local, national, and global economies and the implications for the Greater Sudbury area business sector.

As businesses plan for the year ahead, they face a number of uncertainties around the global trade environment, interest rates, and the value of the Canadian dollar. Derek will cut through some of the noise surrounding media headlines to provide an assessment of these uncertainties along with most likely outcomes. Other hot topics he will touch on include the most likely path for key commodity prices, regional housing, and government budget policies.

WHEN:         Tuesday, December 4th, 2018, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

NOTE: Luncheon address is scheduled to begin at 12:50 pm

WHERE:      Ristorante Verdicchio – Enoteca Natura, 1351-D Kelly Lake Road, Sudbury, ON P3E 5P5

WHO:            Derek Burleton, Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist, TD Bank Group

The public and chamber members can purchase tickets and find more information about the event here.

The chamber gratefully acknowledges the support of its generous sponsors for making the event possible:

  • Title Sponsor: TD Bank Group
  • Bronze Sponsor: Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP Chartered Accountants

The event is open to the media.

About Derek Burleton:

Derek is Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist for TD Bank Group. In his role, he leads a team of economists that provides leading analysis on the U.S., Canadian and global economies and financial markets. Each year, he travels extensively across Canada, speaking at more than 75 events on economic and financial developments. As a respected commentator, Derek has been quoted by many media outlets – including the London Financial Times and the Economist. He also is frequently interviewed on the radio and television.

Derek maintains a strong interest in public policy issues, and has written substantive reports on health care sustainability, education and immigration reform. He participates in a number of advisory and steering committees both internal and external to TD Bank Group and currently serves on the Queen’s University Council and the Board of the Toronto Association of Business Economists (TABE). 

Derek Burleton received his Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics. Derek has more than 15 years of experience as an economist in the financial industry.