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St. John's Chapter

Events - St. John's


The St. John's Financial Management Institute Chapter presents:


The Challenge of a Slow Growth Economy

Presented by Don Mills, Chairman & CEO, and Co-founder of Corporate Research Associates

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Ramada Inn
Kenmount Road




The Challenge of a Slow Growth Economy: This session will examine the latest economic, social and political trends in Newfoundland and Labrador with a special emphasis on the demographic challenges facing the province, along with seven actions that grow the economy.

As Chairman & CEO, and Co-founder of Corporate Research Associates, Don is one of Canada's leading public opinion and market research professionals.

As a qualified expert witness in the field of public opinion and market research Don has appeared before numerous boards, commissions and judicial courts, including the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Don is frequently a guest commentator on radio and television on public opinion issues.

Actively involved in the research industry, he was the founding President of the Marketing Research & Intelligence Association (MRIA) and as Chair of the MRIA Government Relations Committee has done much for the authentication of the research industry in Canada.

Passionate about Atlantic Canada and his community, Don has served on a multitude of Boards with significant community involvement. He was inducted into the Atlantic Business Magazine Top 50 CEO Hall of Fame in its inaugural year in 2005. As well, he was selected 2001 Business Person of the Year in Metro Halifax by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. In 2008, Don was named Fellow of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association of Canada (FMRIA) and received the

The outline for this session includes:

12:30 - 01:00 Soup and Sandwich
01:00 - 01:10 Introductions
01:10 - 02:10 Presentation by Don Mills
02:10 - 02:30 Questions and Answers

The registration deadline for this event is Monday, November 20, 2017. The session fee is $35 for members and $55 for non-members. Notice of cancellation must be received by noon of the day before the presentations or registrants will be invoiced. "No shows" will be billed at $35 for members and $55 for non-members.

Please complete the REGISTRATION FORM and forward by email to .

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