Atlantic Canada’s Economic Recovery from COVID-19

March 23, 2021 9:30 am - March 23, 2021 10:30 am

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COVID-19 triggered the biggest economic shock we have seen in decades. Atlantic Provinces’s Economic Council, APEC, President and CEO, David Chaundy, will provide an update on how the recovery is proceeding, emphasizing its uneven nature, and continued uncertainty as the pandemic continues. He will share APEC’s economic outlook for the year ahead and discuss key long-term drivers and trends shaping our economy, highlighting how the region’s demographic trends are creating a labour challenge. Following the presentation, there will be plenty time for Q&A.


David ChaundyPresident and CEO, APEC

David Chaundy was appointed President and CEO of the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) in November 2018. Mr. Chaundy joined APEC as an economist in 1999, taking on increasingly senior roles, including responsibilities for APEC’s research projects, its member-only publications on Atlantic Canada’s economy, and APEC’s annual business Outlook conference. Mr. Chaundy provided analysis and insights during the 2008/2009 economic and financial crisis and has presented APEC’s insights and ideas on the economic effects of COVID-19 and how we can strengthen the recovery to numerous business, government and stakeholder audiences. Mr. Chaundy is a member of the Canadian Statistics Advisory Council and the National Stakeholder Advisory Panel for the Labour Market Information Council. He is Vice-President of the Canadian Association for Business Economics, a Director and Past-President of the Atlantic Association of Applied Economists and a Director of the Atlantic Canada Economics Association. He holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge and a M.Sc. in economics from the University of York, England.


This session is presented in partnership with the Real Estate Institute of Canada. The Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to advancing education and professionalism in the real estate industry.