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By Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto

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Friday, August 21, 2015 · 10 - 10:30am EDT


The University Club of Toronto 380 University Avenue Toronto Toronto, Ontario Canada

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Please join the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto and their Friends in our "Executive Fire Side Chat" series to hear Douglas Porter, CFA, Chief Economist and Managing Director, BMO Financial Group, in a Fireside Chat on the State of Canada’s Economy, Tuesday, October 6th, 4:30pm


Douglas Porter, CFA
Chief Economist and Managing Director
BMO Financial Group

Douglas Porter has over 25 years of experience analyzing global economies and financial markets. As Chief Economist at BMO Financial Group, he oversees the macroeconomic and financial market forecasts and co-authors the firm's weekly flagship publication, Focus. Mr. Porter manages the team that won the prestigious Lawrence Klein award for forecast accuracy of the U.S. economy, and was named by Bloomberg as top Canadian forecaster.

As a respected commentator on economic and financial trends, he is regularly quoted in the national press and often interviewed on radio and television.

Mr. Porter has been a member of C.D. Howe’s Monetary Policy Council since 2008 and serves on the Investment Management Committees of the Bank of Montreal’s Pension Fund Society and Western’s Endowment Fund. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance.

Mr. Porter has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1995 and earned a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario

This will take place in our partner club - the University Club of Toronto


380 University Ave, Toronto

Drinks and Hors D'Oeuvres Reception at 4:30pm, Fire Side Chat to start at 5:00pm with questions to follow.

Those who wish to may stay on for a dinner at 6:30 pm in the Club - a real treat if you've never been before. Please indicate your attendance by signing up for the free dinner ticket (the dinner is not included in pricing and everyone to pay individually).

The Georgian manor house which is home to The University Club is an architectural delight, food is top notch, and the wine selection first rate. Simply provide Visa or MC for what you order and enjoy.

Organized by Martin Buckle for the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto

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