Trade recovery series: World Trade Centre Toronto


Join Kenn Jordan, practice leader for RSM's trade advisory services, on August 5 for the second episode of the World Trade Centre's renewed Trade Recovery Series titiled "Reimaging the way we trade". In this episode, hear from Kenn and other thought leaders what the new normal means in relation to the Canada, United States, Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), which replaced the NAFTA agreement. 

With the agreement effective as of July 1, 2020, dial in to learn what new opportunities exist for Canadian businesses, how the pandemic has impacted the new trade agreement and how CUSMA can be leveraged to help Canadian importers and exporters. 

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In the first season of the Trade Recovery Series, RSM partnered with the World Trade Centre Toronto to present a weekly webinar series discussing Trade Recovery amid COVID-19. The series will be featuring renowned speakers across a wide spectrum of trade roles, including The Hon. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade. If you missed a session, check back here to access the recording.

Watch the recorded webcasts:

A New World –Digitizing International Trade
In conversation with: Lisa Raitt, vice-chair, global investment banking, CIBC
Alex Kotsopoulos, partner, projects & economics

Subject matter experts discuss the main international trade barriers post pandemic, and how digitizing supply chains will be key in adapting to a new normal and a lasting recovery.

A New World – Boosting Interprovincial Trade Potential
In conversation with: Alex Kotsopoulos, partner, projects and economics, RSM Canada
Mike Moffatt, senior director, policy & innovation, Smart Prosperity Institute
Brad Duguid, vice-president, corporate affairs, CFFI Ventures

Watch this roundtable discussion on what measures should be taken to further eliminate barriers to interprovincial trade, and the role it will play in our region’s development both during and post pandemic.

A New World – Global Economic Forecast Post COVID-19
In conversation with: Alex Kotsopoulos, partner, projects and economics, RSM Canada
Dr. Laleh Samarbakhsh, Assistant Professor of Finance, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

The one-on-one conversation with Alex Kotsopoulos explores international trade trends and opportunities that will dominate the market and how Canadian companies can take advantage of the current context.

A New World – My Team is Your Team
In conversation with: Dr. Ailish Campbell, Chief Trade Commissioner of Canada
Alex Kotsopoulos, partner, projects & economics

Dr. Campbell shares insights on how the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service is supporting companies both at home and overseas, and why this is vital to boosting and resurrecting international trade.

International Trade Post COVID-19
In conversation with: Hon. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion & International Trade

As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts global trade and international supply chains, Minister Ng shares what opportunities lay ahead for businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises, and how they can be export-ready when the global market reopens.

Event details

August 5, 2020
10:30 - 11:30am EST

Online webcast


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