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Luncheon

LUNCHEON: The Honourable Bill Morneau

March 22, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:30pm | Hotel Halifax (Former Delta Halifax)

Hear from Finance Minister Bill Morneau as he speaks about the changing nature of Canada's economy, and how the Government's plan to invest in the middle class is building a better future for all Canadians.

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Luncheon

LUNCHEON: Glenn Cooke

March 28, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:30pm | Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Join CEO of Cooke Aquaculture, Glenn Cooke on the importance of buying local, creating jobs in coastal towns, and the family’s vision of sustainable growth in the region.

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LUNCHEON: Canada's Economic Future: An Exclusive Conversation with David McKay

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Name: LUNCHEON: Canada's Economic Future: An Exclusive Conversation with David McKay
Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM ADT
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Event Description:

Join the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and RBC President and CEO Dave McKay for an important conversation on Canada’s economic future in an increasingly complex global economy. The in-depth discussion will cover Dave’s vision for a more prosperous Canada including how the country can better invest in its energy future, better prepare the next generation for the future of work and innovation, and better thrive in the data-driven economy of the future.


David McKay
President and CEO, RBC

Dave McKay is President and CEO of RBC, Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization. Dave is credited with helping transform the bank’s retail division and introduce new technology that has enabled RBC to adapt and evolve to rapidly-changing consumer demands. Appointed President and CEO in 2014, the following year he led the acquisition of City National Corporation, creating a platform for growth with institutional, corporate and high net worth clients in the U.S.

Dave started his career at RBC in 1988 as a computer programmer before moving to the organization’s retail banking arm. He then held progressively senior roles in Canada and Japan in retail and business banking, group risk management, and corporate banking, ultimately becoming Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking in 2012. Dave was named ‘Retail Banker of the Year’ in 2012 and 2015 by Retail Banker International.

An unwavering champion for Canada’s innovation ecosystem, Dave is leading RBC’s support for and partnerships with universities, start-ups and accelerators, particularly in transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain. He is also a passionate advocate for youth, promoting the benefits of work-integrated learning and supporting the development of RBC Future Launch, a 10-year, $500 million commitment to help young people build the skills and capabilities required to succeed in a changing world.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and an honorary Doctor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo. He also holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Ryerson University.


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Location:

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
Nova Scotia Ballroom
1919 Upper Water St
Halifax NS  B3H 2P6

Date/Time Information:

April 4, 2019
11:30am - 1:30pm

Contact Information:
Ashley Stobo Events Specialist (902)481-1226
Fees/Admission:

Members:
$54.95 / Table of 10 $549.50

Future Members:
$84.95 / Table of 10 $849.50
All prices subject to HST

Not-for-Profit / Student Discount available upon registration

Contact Mandi Bowser with any questions or concerns about registration. 

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Networking

Business After Hours: DoubleTree by Hilton Halifax Dartmouth

March 27, 2019 | 4:30 - 6:30pm | DoubleTree by Hilton Halifax Dartmouth

Our hotel offers flexible space for weddings, social events, conventions and corporate meetings with up to 450 guests. Join us to see our renovations and experience the feel of our new modern DoubleTree by Hilton Brand.

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Luncheon

LUNCHEON: Canada's Economic Future with David McKay

April 4, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:30pm | Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

Join us for a conversation with RBC President and CEO Dave McKay on Canada’s economic future in an increasingly complex global economy.

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2019 Annual General Meeting

April 18, 2019 | 10:00 - 11:30 am | Halifax Chamber of Commerce

Join us for an update on the Chamber's advocacy work and a presentation of our Audited Financial Statements.

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