OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2011) - The Canadian Bankers Association (CBA) and the Canadian Club of Ottawa are bringing together the chief economists from some of the country's largest banks to discuss Canada's current economic state, financial markets and the global economy. The session will be moderated by the CBA's President, Terry Campbell.

Five banks will be represented by well-known economists: Craig Alexander, TD Bank Group; Warren Jestin, Scotiabank; Stéfane Marion, National Bank Financial Group; Dr. Avery Shenfeld, CIBC World Markets Inc.; and Craig Wright, RBC.


Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Time: Lunch: 12:15 p.m.
Presentation: 12:50 p.m.
Location: Ottawa Convention Centre
55 Colonel By Drive, Trillium Room (4th floor)

Media Registration

Members of the media are invited to attend, and can pre-register at the e-mail address below. Participants will be available to speak with the media after the presentations.

The Canadian Bankers Association works on behalf of 52 domestic banks, foreign bank subsidiaries and foreign bank branches operating in Canada and their 267,000 employees. The CBA advocates for effective public policies that contribute to a sound, successful banking system that benefits Canadians and Canada's economy. The Association also promotes financial literacy to help Canadians make informed financial decisions and works with banks and law enforcement to help protect customers against financial crime and promote fraud awareness.

Contact Information:

Canadian Bankers Association
Rachel Swiednicki
(416) 362-6093, ext. 220
Cell: (416) 416-587-7733