The brutal business that economic forecasting has become. 9/11, then corporate malfeasance, then war in Iraq, then SARS, then Korea - a very uncertain outlook. A lesson. The challenge Canadian companies face in selling Canada to such a volatile world. The need to sell to the world. Globalization. International trade and cross-border investment. The riskier and more complex place the world is in which to do business. Dangers of uncertainty. Ways in which Canada will remain a solid performer. An examination of the key issues behind the speaker's forecast. A summary analysis.
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