Bloomberg HQ, New York City | September 26, 2017

Bloomberg Canadian Fixed Income Conference

The Canadian Fixed Income Conference offers an in-depth look at the market for Canadian bonds. What is the impact of the US trade barriers, under President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies, on Canada?

The Canadian Fixed Income Conference offers an in-depth look at the market for Canadian bonds. What is the impact of the US trade barriers, under President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies, on Canada? Will Canada benefit from being seen as a safe haven in a world of big political risks? How will Canadian companies emerge from the oil slump and early signs of a recovery in traditional manufacturing industries? Bloomberg journalists will interview corporate and government leaders, investors and analysts to provide a deeper understanding of Canada’s fixed income market.

September 26 - Tuesday

8:00 am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:50 am

Welcome Remarks

Speaker

8:55 am

Opening Remarks

Speaker

  • Phyllis Yaffe

    Canada Consul General in New York, Canada Consul General

9:05 am

Canada's Economy: IS There Life After Oil?

Canada's economy has emerging from the oil shock with growth rates that are among the fastest in the developed world, but questions remain about whether the rebound is sustainable. Has the country escaped the grasp of commodities on a path toward a new model of growth that relies more on high-tech and advanced services. Or is the country simply living off the fumes of a debt-fueled housing bubble that is ready to pop

Moderator

Speakers

9:30 am

Canada's Housing Outlook: From Bubble to Buffett

The country's real estate market is hot. Then it's cold. Then it's a bubble. Then it's burst. Or has it? We set the record straight on the state of Canada's housing market: the impact of regulations, why billionaire Warren Buffett invested, and existing risks.

Moderators

Speakers

  • Derek Holt

    Vice President & Head of Capital Market Economics, Scotiabank

  • Bob Dugan

    Chief Economist, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

  • Stéfane Marion

    Chief Economist and Strategist, National Bank of Canada

10:00 am

Newsmaker Intervew: Carlos J. Leitao

Quebec is in a sweet spot, adding jobs and building a fiscal surplus. We'll discuss what's next for Canada's second-largest province with a year to go before provincial elections, as interest rates rise and uncertainties surround the trade relation with the U.S.

Moderator

Speaker

10:20 am

Networking Break

10:40 am

Canada's Energy Future

We speak with the finance and treasury leads of three investment grade quality issuers in Canada's energy industry to get their view on how open capital markets are for them, where they stand versus their US peers, and where the opportunities in energy are right now

Speaker

Moderator

11:00 am

Newsmaker Interview: Cameron Friesen

This conversation will focus on how Manitoba plans to tackle debt and boost growth.

Moderator

Speaker

11:20 am

Newsmaker Interview: Canadian Banks in Focus

Moderator

Speaker

11:40 am

Transfer Break

1:15 pm

Welcome Back

1:20 pm

Keynote: Financing Canada's Future & Infrastructure

Moderator

Speaker

1:50 pm

What's Next for the Loonie?

Moderator

Speakers

  • Mark McCormick

    Director and North American Head of FX Strategy, TD Securities

  • Bipan Rai

    Executive Director and Senior Macro Strategist, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

2:20 pm

Newsmaker Interview: Charles Sousa

Moderator

Speaker

2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:50 pm

Canadian Telcos: Debt for Growth?

Canadian telcos are some of the country's biggest debt issuers tapping the market to help fund multi-billion dollar infrastructure builds. The pace of technological change is picking up and consumers are demanding ever-increasing network speeds and quality. At the same time, the possibility of increased competition and regulatory changes from the government could throw up complications. How do Canadian telcos navigate this changing landscape?

Moderator

Speaker

3:10 pm

Financing Canada's Future

Moderator

Speakers

  • Denise Macza

    Associate Deputy Minister, Treasury Management/Treasury Board, Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance

  • Lowell Epp

    Assistant Treasury Minister, Treasury and Risk Management, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

3:30 pm

Canadian Energy: The High Yield View

Moderator

Speaker

4:00 pm

Market Outlook

Moderator

Speakers

  • Aubrey Basdeo

    Managing Director, Head of Canadian Fixed Income, BlackRock

  • Ed Devlin

    Managing Director, PIMCO

  • Chris Kresic

    Partner & Portfolio Manager - Fixed Income, Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited

4:30 pm

Closing Remarks

Speakers

Theo Argitis

Bloomberg Reporter

Aubrey Basdeo

BlackRock Managing Director, Head of Canadian Fixed Income

Carlos Capistran

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Head of Canada and Mexico Economics

Tina Davis

Bloomberg Managing Editor, Energy

Bob Dugan

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Chief Economist

Ed Devlin

PIMCO Managing Director

Lowell Epp

Alberta Treasury Board and Finance Assistant Treasury Minister, Treasury and Risk Management

Katia Dmitrieva

Bloomberg News U.S. Economy Reporter

Cameron Friesen

Manitoba, Canada Minister of Finance

Derek Holt

Scotiabank Vice President & Head of Capital Market Economics

Steven Kroeker

Keyera Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Denise Macza

Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance Associate Deputy Minister, Treasury Management/Treasury Board

Stéfane Marion

National Bank of Canada Chief Economist and Strategist

Mark McCormick

TD Securities Director and North American Head of FX Strategy

Carlos J. Leitão

Quebec, Canada Minister of Finance

Bernard Lee

Paramount Resources Ltd. Chief Financial Officer

Arthur Kacprzak

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Treasurer

Chris Kresic

Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited Partner & Portfolio Manager - Fixed Income

Mike McMillan

Parkland Fuel Corporation Chief Financial Officer

Allison McNeely

Bloomberg Corporate Finance Reporter

William Morneau

Minister of Finance of Canada

Millan Mulraine

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board Chief Economist

Craig Nieboer

Canadian Energy Services Chief Financial Officer

Maciej Onoszko Maciej Onoszko

Bloomberg Markets Reporter

Patrice Ouimet

Cogeco Inc. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Orland

Bloomberg Calgary Bureau Chief

Wanda Opheim

Enbridge Inc. Senior Vice President, Treasury

Tony Staffieri

Rogers Communications Chief Financial Officer

Charles Sousa

Ontario, Canada Minister of Finance

Jen Skerritt

Bloomberg News Reporter

David Rosenberg David Rosenberg

Gluskin Sheff Chief Economist & Strategist

David Scanlan

Bloomberg News Managing Editor Canada

Erik Schatzker

Bloomberg Editor-at-Large

Katia Porzecanski

Bloomberg Reporter

Bipan Rai

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) Executive Director and Senior Macro Strategist

Sandrine Rastello

Bloomberg Reporter

Jacqueline Thorpe

Bloomberg Toronto Bureau Chief

Louis Vachon

National Bank President and CEO

Alix Steel Alix Steel

Bloomberg Television Anchor

Josh Wingrove

Bloomberg News Ottawa Deputy Bureau Chief

Phyllis Yaffe

Canada Consul General Canada Consul General in New York

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National Bank of Canada Financial Markets is the trade name of National Bank of Canada Financial Inc., a FINRA registered dealer subsidiary of National Bank of Canada, and part of the Bank’s Financial Markets division (www.nbfm.ca). Through subsidiaries with offices in New York, London, Dublin and Hong Kong, the Financial Markets division markets Canadian debt and equity securities to institutional investors in the United States and internationally. National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA).