Luncheon Meeting - Fairmont Chateau Laurier - Drawing Room

Mike McCracken, Infometrica Limited

"Reflections on the European and American economic crises in terms of their impacts on the local economy and on individuals"  The related political turmoil portrayed in the media and the volatility of the financial markets are difficult to evaluate and we look forward to Mike's straightforward and lucid analysis. 

Mike McCracken is one of the founders of Informetrica Limited (1972), a Canadian-based economic research and information company, providing long-term national, provincial, and industrial forecasts to companies, governments, and other organizations across Canada and abroad.

He has served as president of the Canadian Association for Business Economics (1979-81 and 1988-90) and Chair of the US Conference of Business Economists (1994). He is Treasurer of the Canadian Employment Research Forum (CERF) and a member of the National Accounts Advisory Committee at Statistics Canada.

He worked at the Economic Council of Canada from 1965-76 and from 1970-72, as the first Director of the CANDIDE Project. From 1967-70 he was in the US government. Since 1972 he has been with Informetrica Limited.

Head Table - January 13th
Wadah  Al –Ghosen                     Introducer of Nadeen Abou Shaaban
Nadeen Abou Shaaban                 New member
David Urie                                  Introducer of Guest of Honor
Michael McCracken                      Guest of Honor
President Martin Diegel                 Chair
Rev John Moor                            Chaplain
Clive Woolley                              Thanker of Guest of Honor
Dr. Kanta Marwah                        Research Professor in Economics
Bill Harsh                                    New Member|
Catharine Franchuk                      Guest Book

On the Menu - Caesar Salad, Citrus-Glazed Salmon with Chive Cream, Vegetables, Apple Spice Cake

Cost $33.00 at the door.  Parking $11.00 when purchased at Kiwanis registration table.