Ontario Construction Secretariat

March 02, 2015 11:29 ET

Media Advisory: Industry and Government Leaders Meet in Toronto to Discuss Future of Ontario's Construction Industry

Conference to examine impact of manufacturing on construction economy

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 2, 2015) - Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn and Royal Bank of Canada Chief Economist Craig Wright are joining industry experts in Toronto to discuss manufacturing's impact on the future of one of Canada's leading job creators-the construction industry.

Key findings from the Construction Confidence Indicator will be released at the event. The annual Indicator, developed by the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) and Ipsos Reid, provides key insights into the present and future health of Ontario's construction economy.

What: State of the Industry & Outlook Conference 2015
Who: Kevin Flynn, Ontario Minister of Labour
Craig Wright, Vice President and Chief Economist, Royal Bank of Canada
Sean Strickland, CEO, Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS)
Dennis DesRosiers, DesRosiers Automotive Consultants
Antony Lorius, Deloitte
Katherine Jacobs, Director of Research & Operations, OCS
When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
8:30 a.m.
Where: Toronto Ballroom, Hilton Toronto Hotel
Why: To identify challenges and examine key opportunities for supporting Ontario's construction economy, creating jobs, and advancing future growth and development.

For more event information: http://www.iciconstruction.com/about/ocs_events/2015_economic_conference.cfm

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