The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

May 29, 2013 06:00 ET

Former VP, Corporate Strategy and Business Sustainability, Wal-Mart and VP for Marine Conservation, WWF-US to Address the Economic Club

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 29, 2013) - Canada's commercial fishery is a $5 billion a year business with 80% of its catch heading outside of the country's borders and over half of that, heading to the United States. The U.S. remains Canada's largest single market for its sea products and the two countries also share governance responsibilities of three oceans. Hear two unique perspectives from south of the border on the opportunities and risks for Canada's ocean and sea food industries.

WHO: Andrew Ruben
Former Vice-President of Corporate Strategy and Business Sustainability, Wal-Mart
and
Michele Kuruc
Vice-President for Marine Conservation, World Wildlife Fund (WWF-US)
WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Canada
"Sea Change: Risks and opportunities for Canada's multi-billion dollar ocean product industry"
DATE: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
TIME: 11:45 am-1:30 pm
WHERE: The Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information about the
    event, please contact: The Economic Club of Canada
    Natasha Hope Morano, B.A. (Hons.), MA, Vice President
    613-369-4363
    613-686-6568 (FAX)
    morano@economicclub.ca
    www.economicclub.ca