February 2017

The Future of Canada’s Media Economy

11:45am-1:30pm | One King West Hotel - 1 King Street West , Toronto

The media industry is in an era of constant change. While television and radio remain dominant, technology and consumer behaviour continue to evolve at a rapid pace, impacting the industry in ways not even imagined a decade ago.

On February 28, join Wade Oosterman, Group President, Bell Canada and BCE, for a fireside chat.

Note: The speaker for this event has been updated

- 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 peters@economicclub.ca
- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to peters@economicclub.ca at least 48h before the event.

The Future of Canada’s Media Economy

Catherine Murray

Host, Business Day PM and Market Call Tonight

Catherine Murray

Catherine Murray joined the BNN team in August, 2011 and is now the host of BNN's Business Day PM and Market Call Tonight.

Before joining BNN, Murray was the head of Institutional Equities of North South Capital, which she co-founded in 2009 after stints with Deutsche Bank and Goldman.

She has extensive experience in the retail sector from her time as a specialty retail associate analyst at William Blair. She is well-versed on global, sector and industry analysis, as well as merger and acquisition opinions.

Murray graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a degree in Politics. A sports enthusiast, Murray trained as a figure skater and is a certified downhill ski instructor.

Wade Oosterman

Group President
Bell Canada and BCE

Wade Oosterman

As Group President of Bell Canada and BCE, Wade Oosterman leads Bell’s national wireless and wireline consumer and small business units and Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company. Mr. Oosterman also serves as Bell’s Chief Brand Officer.

Under Mr. Oosterman’s leadership, Bell has moved to the forefront of Canadian wireless and delivered new competition and choice in residential broadband services with Bell Fibe TV and Internet services.

Bell Media has enhanced its lead as Canada’s largest multimedia company with the top conventional, specialty and pay TV services, radio, digital and out-of-home advertising properties.

The refreshed Bell brand developed under Mr. Oosterman is ranked as one of the most valuable in Canada.

Mr. Oosterman holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School at Western University. He is a Director of TIFF, the charitable cultural organization that operates the Toronto International Film Festival and TIFF Bell Lightbox.

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