Bank of Canada Economic Update
WEBINAR-April 26, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
Regional Director (Economics)- Bank of Canada
TMAC would like to share that we have taken steps to build out partnerships with AFP Chapters across Canada, providing you access to a collective Canada-wide series of virtual educational seminars. For TMAC members, this will now expand the number of sessions you can attend at no cost throughout 2021, with a nominal $25.00 attendance fee assessed on each seminar for non-members. These partnerships complement our own TMAC sessions and reinforce our key mandates to connect, educate and support our practitioner constituents and will serve to offer additional value to your professional development.
AFP-Vancouver is delighted to virtually welcome Calista Cheung, Regional Director (Economics) Bank of Canada. Calista will present the Bank of Canada's latest outlook for the global and Canadian economies, risks to the outlook, and factors behind recent interest rate decisions.
All comments issued by our guest speaker at this event are off the record. No video recording of any kind is allowed throughout the event. Thank you for your understanding.
Calista Cheung was appointed as Regional Director (Economics) at the Bank of Canada's Regional Office for British Columbia and the Yukon in June 2014. In this capacity, she directs research and analysis on economic and financial developments in the region. She also plays a major role in communicating the Bank's messages to a variety of external audiences and promoting an exchange of views on the economy and monetary policy.
Ms. Cheung first joined the Bank in 2003 as an economist in the Current Analysis Division of the Research Department and then became a senior analyst in the Asia-Europe Division of the International Department. She moved to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris in 2009 as an economist in the Economics Department and was subsequently promoted to senior economist there. Ms. Cheung has also worked at the European Central Bank in a secondment, and at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston as a research intern.
Ms. Cheung was born in Ottawa. She received a Master's degree in Economics from Boston University and a Bachelor of Commerce with Joint Honours in Economics and Finance from McGill University.
We look forward to having you join us at this upcoming event!
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