Toronto, Ontario

Outlook for the Canadian Economy: Risky Business


In-person or Virtual Participation Available

We are living through volatile times with levels of inflation not seen in decades. Our speaker, a senior economist for BMO Financial Group, will share his thoughts and observations about Canada's main domestic financial risks, focusing on:

  • Inflation and its drivers
  • The impact of inflation on interest rates and the housing market
  • Key risks to the Canadian economy


Registration: 4.30-5:00 PM

Welcome and Introductions: 5:00 – 5:05 PM 

Presentation: 5:05 – 5:35 PM 

Audience Q&A: 5:35 – 6:00 PM 

FRM and SCR Ceremony 6:00 – 6:10 PM 

Networking reception: 6:10 – 7:30 PM 

Meeting Location

Vantage Venues

150 King Street West

Toronto Ontario


Online details to be provided

FRM, ERP and SCR attendees qualify for 1 GARP CPD credit

Attendees qualify for 1 GARP CPD credit.

Chapter Speakers

Sal Guatieri

Senior Economist

Sal Guatieri is a Senior Economist and Director at BMO Capital Markets, with three decades experience as a macro economist. With BMO since 1994, his main responsibilities include analyzing and forecasting the U.S. economy, Canadian and U.S. housing markets and commercial real estate markets, and he is responsible for the Department’s economic forecasts prepared for regulatory and stress testing requirements.

Prior to joining BMO, Sal worked at the Bank of Canada, and he received his master’s degree in Economics from Queen’s University in 1990.

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September 8, 2022 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Chapter Directors

Desmond Alvares
CFO and Director Operations Emerge Canada Inc.
Xiaobo Wang
Chief Risk Officer at WinnerMax Capital Inc.

Committee Members

Facundo Zapata

Senior Manager Enterprise Risk Management TMX Group

Shailesh Mulki

Senior Auditor Capital Markets Scotiabank

Melanie Dussarrat

Director eFX Trading CIBC Capital Markets

Sudip Kumar Bhura

Market and Credit Risk Technology TD Securities

Michael Rososhansky

Grants Consultant Ryerson University


Senior Manager Data Quality at Scotiabank

Christy Chen

Director in Enterprise Stress Testing Scotiabank

Azaan Jaffer

Principal Promontory Financial Group Canada ULC

Hira Shahzad

Director IT Risk Methodology & Governance Great-West Life

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