Events

A core function of APEBC is to host regular luncheons that feature keynote speakers on a broad range of topics of interest to business economists.

Upcoming Events

Steve Easton (2018-11-19) Vancouver

On October 17, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. This was met with much speculation about what the economic and social impacts would be. However, legalization of illegal substances is something that has been done before...

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Recent Events

Jason Jacques (2018-11-13) Victoria

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will present their Fiscal Sustainability Report and their latest Economic and Fiscal Outlooks. In their latest report, the PBO is assesses the current federal fiscal policy to be sustainable over the long term, though some...

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Lynn Patterson and Jeannine Bailliu (2018-10-24) Vancouver

Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Lynn Patterson and Jeannine Bailliu will discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks. This event is off the record and closed to the media. Lynn...

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David Williams (2018-09-18) Vancouver

Digital technologies are transforming the way we live, work, produce and consume goods and services. Firms are already using digital technologies to automate many routine and rules-based steps in the production process. In the future, they will also increasingly...

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Nancy Olewiler (2018-06-13) Vancouver

Download Presentation Remember when there wasn’t a radio station with the jingle: “All traffic all the time?” Traffic congestion in Greater Vancouver has been a negative accompaniment to the growth of the region’s population and economy and some would say poor...

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Wade McMahon (2018-05-16) Vancouver

Join us as APEBC presents Wade McMahon and his work on the issues surrounding blockchain technology. Following the luncheon will be the presentation of the Crystal Ball Award and the AGM (both are optional, but strongly encouraged for APEBC members). The Distributed...

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Annual General Meeting (2018-05-16) Vancouver

Following Wade McMahon's presentation on Blockchain will be the presentation of the Crystal Ball Award and the 2017 AGM (both are optional, but strongly encouraged for APEBC members). Date and Time: Wedesday, May 16, 2018 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM (following the 12:00-1:15...

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Sylvain Leduc (2018-04-18) Vancouver

Following the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement that morning, Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc will discuss the Governing Council’s latest Canadian economic outlook, and its assessment of risks. Sylvain Leduc was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada,...

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Wendy Waters (2018-03-12) Vancouver

This presentation will place the ongoing Calgary economic recovery in recent historical context, comparing the current situation to previous downturns and sharing lessons learned as well as the medium-term outlook. It will also examine the place of Calgary in the new...

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Patricia Mohr (2018-02-15) Vancouver

Over the past 18 months, there has been a marked pickup in commodity prices globally. Patricia Mohr will touch on the economic & financial market developments impacting the price outlook for key base metals, oil and forest products that are of particular interest...

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David Green (2018-01-24) Vancouver

David Green is a professor in and director of the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC and an International Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London. As a researcher, Professor Green is ranked in the top four percent of economists worldwide. He is a former...

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