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Wednesday, May 13, 2020  |  1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST

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

Complimentary for HRAI and CIPH Members


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?

Outlook for residential and commercial and construction through 2021 based on a realistic COVID-19 impact scenario.

Outlook for renovation spending with implications on plumbing & heating dollars.

Commercial sector: Will COVID-19 lead to major structural changes in the need for commercial space?

Government sector investments in affordable housing, institutions and infrastructure.

BONUS: You will have an opportunity to ask questions.


About Peter Norman

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.

Mr. Norman earned a BA at Trent University and an MA at the University of Guelph, has sat on the Executive Committee of the Toronto Association of Business an Economics, the Economic Research Committee of the Canadian Home Builders' Association and is a member of the Association of Ontario Land Economists and a member of Lambda Alpha International, an Honourary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics.