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

  • Louis Vachon

    President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank of Canada

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

Reporter Bloomberg News

Aubrey Basdeo

Managing Director, Head of Canadian Fixed Income BlackRock

Carlos Capistran

Head of Canada and Mexico Economics Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Tina Davis

Managing Editor, Energy Bloomberg

Bob Dugan

Chief Economist Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

Ed Devlin

Managing Director PIMCO

Lowell Epp

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

Katia Dmitrieva

U.S. Economy Reporter Bloomberg News

Cameron Friesen

Minister of Finance Manitoba, Canada

Derek Holt

Vice President & Head of Capital Market Economics Scotiabank

Steven Kroeker

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Keyera

Denise Macza

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

Stéfane Marion

Chief Economist and Strategist National Bank of Canada

Mark McCormick

Director and North American Head of FX Strategy TD Securities

Carlos J. Leitão

Minister of Finance Quebec, Canada

Bernard Lee

Chief Financial Officer Paramount Resources Ltd.

Arthur Kacprzak

Treasurer Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Chris Kresic

Partner & Portfolio Manager - Fixed Income Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited

Mike McMillan

Chief Financial Officer Parkland Fuel Corporation

Allison McNeely

Corporate Finance Reporter Bloomberg

William Morneau

Minister of Finance of Canada

Millan Mulraine

Chief Economist Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Craig Nieboer

Chief Financial Officer Pipestone Energy

Maciej Onoszko Maciej Onoszko

Markets Reporter Bloomberg

Patrice Ouimet

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Cogeco Inc.

Kevin Orland

Calgary Bureau Chief Bloomberg News

Wanda Opheim

Senior Vice President, Treasury Enbridge Inc.

Tony Staffieri

Chief Financial Officer Rogers Communications

Charles Sousa

Minister of Finance Ontario, Canada

Jen Skerritt

Reporter Bloomberg News

David Rosenberg

Chief Economist & Strategist Gluskin Sheff

David Scanlan

Managing Editor Canada Bloomberg News

Erik Schatzker

Editor-at-Large Bloomberg

Katia Porzecanski

Reporter Bloomberg

Bipan Rai

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

Sandrine Rastello

Montreal Bureau Chief Bloomberg News

Jacqueline Thorpe

Toronto Bureau Chief Bloomberg News

Louis Vachon

President and Chief Executive Officer National Bank of Canada

Alix Steel Alix Steel

Anchor Bloomberg Television

Josh Wingrove

Ottawa Deputy Bureau Chief Bloomberg News

Phyllis Yaffe

Canada Consul General in New York Canada Consul General

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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).