Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Saint John Board of Trade to host Dr. Warren Jestin, Chief Economist, Bank of Nova Scotia

The Saint John Board of Trade will be hosting Dr. Warren Jestin, Chief Economist with the Bank of Nova Scotia on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at noon. This event will be held at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre.

Dr. Jestin has been with the Bank since 1979. He also has worked at the Bank of Canada and taught at several Canadian universities. Warren is on advisory boards for the University of Guelph Heritage Fund and the Sobey School of Business at St. Mary’s University. He has served on the C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council and has been involved with policy committees of the Canadian and Ontarion Chambers of Commerce and the Toronto Board of Trade. Warren also is on the Board of Markham-Stouffville Hospital. As Chair of Scotiabank’s Sponsorship and Donations Committee, Warren works closely with a wide variety of charitable institutions.

Event and ticket information can be found at www.sjboardoftrade.com and can be purchased by calling the Saint John Board of Trade office at (506) 634-8111 or emailing info@sjboardoftrade.com

The Saint John Board of Trade is a nationally accredited business organization dedicated to fostering an economic climate that enhances growth, prosperity, and an improved quality of life in the community. With more than 1,000 members, representing 600 small, medium, and large businesses and organizations and therefore, the interests of more than 30,000 citizens, the Board is a dynamic advocate and the principal voice for the business community of Greater Saint John. The elected Board of Directors is representative of the diversity of the membership and their concerns.

For more information contact:
Imelda Gilman, President
Saint John Board of Trade
Tel: (506)634-4157 Fax: (506)632-2008

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