The Economic Club of Toronto

The Economic Club of Toronto

March 24, 2008 17:20 ET

Media Advisory: The Economic Club of Toronto-Brookings Institution to Release Report on Competitiveness in the Great Lakes Region

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - The Economic Club will host the release of a major new report focused on the economic realities facing the bi-national Great Lakes region. The report is the showcase study of the Brookings' Great Lakes Economic Initiative, an ongoing multi-year research and policy development initiative designed to improve the economic vitality of the region. The report will make significant recommendations on making the Great Lakes region a centre point for innovation, talent generation, green and sustainable development, and will serve as a model for a thriving, globally engaged economic region across borders while maintaining border security.



WHO: John C. Austin
Non Resident Senior Fellow,
Brookings Institution Director,
Great Lakes Economic Initiative

WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Toronto
"Blueprint for Bi-National Prosperity: Reclaiming Great Lakes
Leadership as Economic Engine for US and Canada"

DATE: Tuesday, March 25, 2008

TIME: 11:45 am (speech at 12:40 pm)

WHERE: The National Club
303 Bay Street

Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information about
    the event, please contact: Economic Club of Toronto
    Laura Dougan
    (416) 306-0899
    (416) 306-0898 (FAX)
    Email: dougan@ecot.ca
    Website: www.ecot.ca