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Apr 23 2021

MABE Webinar: COVID’s impact on the City of Winnipeg


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Economics Research Group (ERG) at the City of Winnipeg developed an in-house pandemic based economic model to assess what impacts COVID-19 could have on our local economy depending on the evolution of the pandemic. This presentation will discuss the approach ERG has taken in developing COVID-19 pandemic scenarios, how these scenarios were linked to assess their economic impact and review the most recent scenarios released in March 2021.

profile Senior Economist, City of Winnipeg Paul Beckta

Paul is a senior economist within the CAO’s office at the City of Winnipeg. He specializes in macroeconomic analysis and forecasting with a particular interest in stock-flow consistent models. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa. Prior to joining the City in 2019, he was an economist with the Manitoba Bureau of Statistics.

Event Details

Apr 23, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm CST

Event Registration

Public Attendee List

  • Steve Dorey - Retired Economist
  • Chrystelle Saizonou - Infrastructure Canada
  • Kenneth Hicks - Department of Finance, Government of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Brenda Vloet - Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs
  • Darrell Thorvaldson - VerraGroup Valuation Inc.
  • Heather Bowyer - CMHC
  • Jeff Crozier - InterGroup Consultants
  • John Harper - Western Economic Diversification Canada
  • Jay Prefontaine - Manitoba Finance
  • Richard van den Broek - Dynamic Machine Corporation
  • Jim Simos - Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Azazdeh Farahnakian - Infrastructure Canada
  • Don Grant - Province of MB
  • Narendra Budhia - Manitoba Finance
  • Jon Wang - Manitoba Finance
  • Jiangnan Ji - Bank of Canada
  • Judith McWhinney - Region of Peel
  • Chris Ferris - Economic Development Winnipeg
  • Bonnie Lemcke - Ontario Financing Authority
  • Kari Norman - TABE
  • Kari Norman - CABE