The Economic Club of Toronto

The Economic Club of Toronto

June 17, 2008 16:29 ET

Media Advisory: EDC President and CEO to Address Economic Club of Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - Trade matters to all Canadians, and 2008 is proving to be turbulent in most key markets. Exports maintain one out of five jobs in Canada, generate 25 per cent of our national income and together with imports represent 70 per cent of our GDP, one of the highest ratios in the industrialized world. On June 18, Eric Siegel, President and CEO of Export Development Canada will share his views on what it now takes to stay competitive and succeed globally, and what EDC is doing to anticipate the trade needs of tomorrow.

WHO: Eric Siegel
President & CEO
Export Development Canada (EDC)

WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Toronto
"What The Future Holds for Canada's Trade"

DATE: Wednesday, June 18, 2008

TIME: 11:30 am (Speech starts at 12:40 pm)
Media Availability to Follow

WHERE: Four Seasons Hotel
21 Avenue Road

Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information about
    the event, please contact: The Economic Club of Toront
    Nicolee Tattersall, Global Manager of Public Affairs
    (416) 306-9934