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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET


Join Peter Norman, Chief Economist at Altus Group, as he shares views on current economic conditions in Canada and key trends likely to impact construction spending in 2020 and beyond.

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  • The effects of COVID-19 and related containment measures on the Canadian economy, housing markets and construction sector – how bad will it be and what could the recovery look like?
  • What the outlook for residential and commercial and construction through 2021 based on a realistic COVID-19 impact scenario could be.
  • What the outlook for renovation spending with implications on plumbing & heating dollars could be.
  • About the effects on the commercial sector: Will COVID-19 lead to major structural changes in the need for commercial space?
  • How the Government sector investments are affecting affordable housing, institutions, and infrastructure.

Bring your questions to the Q & A session at the end.


Peter Norman is a well-known professional land economist and forecaster and is Vice President and Chief Economist at Altus Group. Widely quoted in the Canadian media, Mr. Norman is a frequent expert witness on economic matters and leads a national team of economic consultants advising private and public sector organizations across Canada, providing economic intelligence and strategic information.

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