June 2017

Market Update: Real Estate

11:30am-1:30pm | Fairmont Royal York - 100 Front St. W, Toronto

Have things really cooled? How will Ontario's Fair Housing Plan affect the market? What's in store for the months ahead? 

Join the Economic Club of Canada for an exclusive talk about the state of the Canadian real estate market, featuring Gregory Klump, Chief Economist
at the Canadian Real Estate Assiciation, Jean-François Perrault
Senior Vice President & Chief Economist at Scotiabank, and Lauren Haw, CEO at Zoocasa. Greg Bonnell, Real Estate Reporter at BNN, will lead the discussion. 

- Lunch will be served -

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

- For information about accessibility, please email merpaw@economicclub.ca
- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to merpaw@economicclub.ca by Monday, June 12, 2017

Greg Bonnell

Real Estate Reporter/Anchor

Greg Bonnell

Greg Bonnell is a reporter and anchor focusing on Canada’s booming real estate market, how it drives the economy and the risks that come with it. Bonnell, a former business editor of Canadian Press, also interviews many of Canada’s top economic policy makers.

Starting his journalism career in radio broadcasting before focusing on print, Greg has covered beats as diverse as politics, law, crime and entertainment.

Gregory Klump

Chief Economist
Canadian Real Estate Association

Gregory Klump

As CREA’s Chief Economist, Gregory Klump provides his views on the state of and outlook for Canadian housing markets to news media, policy makers, and real estate industry stakeholders. This year, he celebrates his 25th anniversary with CREA -- so it’s fair to say that he’s no stranger to the economics of Canadian housing markets.

Jean-François Perrault

Chief Economist and Senior Vice President

Jean-François Perrault

Jean-François Perrault joined Scotiabank in 2015 as Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist. He leads a team of Economists to support Scotiabank’s domestic and international business lines and clients from retail to capital markets, providing Scotiabank's senior executives, business lines and customers with perspectives, insights and forecasts on economic, financial market and policy developments.

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Jean-François held prominent roles with the federal government, the Bank of Canada, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Lauren Haw


Lauren Haw

Lauren Haw is a passionate and prolific entrepreneur with over 10 years’ experience launching,managing and investing in various business enterprises. Starting at 18, while attending Queen’s School of Business, Lauren ran the most successful College Pro enterprise in Ontario.

After university she launched and successfully ran an Oxford Learning Centre in Toronto, before moving into her first foray in the real estate industry with an early stage investment in True North Mortgage, a national brokerage with offices across Canada. Lauren later became a Founding Investor in
the mortgage rate and financial product comparison website RateHub.ca, where she remains an Active Director.

Lauren was inspired by the opportunities to improve the online real estate market, leading her to found Scholarhood.ca, a site that connects families to home listings searchable by school district—the first and still only of its kind in Canada.

In 2015 Lauren purchased Zoocasa.com from Rogers, and is excited to use her expertise in technology and real estate to lead Zoocasa.com into the next frontier of success.

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