Forum: 2014 Economic Forecast with Warren Jestin

Scotiabank Economic Forum

Scotiabank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Warren Jestin’s economic forecast for 2014: What it means for British Columbia

Presented by Scotiabank in partnership with the Vancouver School of Economics and Sauder School of Business

With the province expecting to benefit from improved economic conditions, are there sunnier days ahead? In the ever changing global market, Scotiabank’s Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Warren Jestin will provide you with an overview of the key economic and financial market trends – from inflation, oil, and activities overseas – that are likely to influence the Canadian economy through 2013 and 2014.

Join us for a light breakfast reception, then listen to Scotiabank’s Warren Jestin share his views on commodity prices, the Canadian dollar, the housing market and predictions for the year ahead, and take part in the discussion around B.C.’s economic future at Scotiabank Theatre.

Event Details

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
7:15 – 7:45 am Light Breakfast Reception
7:45 – 8:45 am Presentation + Q&A

Scotiabank Theatre
900 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC – map


Please RSVP online by Friday, September 06, 2013. Questions? Please contact Karolin Konig at or 604-822-8939.


Warren Jestin

Senior Vice-President & Chief Economist 

Warren JestinWarren Jestin is Scotiabank’s Chief Economist and has been with the Bank since 1979.  Warren is a popular public speaker and media commentator on economic issues in Canada and abroad. He travels extensively meeting with clients and experts from around the globe to keep pace with the latest economic, political and financial market developments.

Warren is on Advisory Boards for the Sobey School of Business at St. Mary’s University, and the University of Guelph where he is the Economist in Residence at the College of Management & Economics. Warren also serves on several other advisory boards including The Learning Partnership, the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education and the Markham Stouffville Hospital, where he is past Chair.

He has also been a member of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council and has been involved with policy committees of the Canadian and Ontario Chambers of Commerce and the Toronto Board of Trade.

Before joining Scotiabank, Warren earned a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, worked at the Bank of Canada and taught at several universities.