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2021 economic update with Stephen Poloz (Webinar)

Author(s): Stephen Poloz, Dale R. Ponder

May 4, 2021

From fiscal stimulus initiatives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to evolving policies in Canada and south of the border, the economic landscape continues to shift as businesses and governments work to navigate the major impacts of a wide range of unprecedented world events.

In this special webinar, Osler Special Advisor and former Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz engages in conversation with Osler National Co-Chair Dale Ponder to provide a timely and insightful economic update – the third in an ongoing series.

Topics covered over the course of this informative discussion include

  • the release on April 19, 2021 of the first federal budget in two years
  • the global impact of the $1.9-trillion fiscal support package announced in the U.S.
  • the current state of inflation in Canada
  • the effects of deglobalization of supply chains
  • possible tax policy changes in both Canada and the U.S.

Stephen’s singular ability to translate complex and dynamic economic and market information into a business context is invaluable for anyone making business-critical decisions during these challenging times.

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