EVENT DATE: April 8, 2010
TOPIC: What comes after the Great Recession?
Don Drummond joined the TD Bank in June 2000 as Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. He leads TD Economics’ work in analyzing and forecasting economic performance in Canada and abroad. He travels widely across Canada and abroad, speaking about the Canadian economy and its prospects, and he is frequently quoted by the media on economic and policy issues.
Mr. Drummond joined the federal Department of Finance upon completing his studies at Queen’s and held progressively more senior positions in areas of economic analysis and forecasting, fiscal policy and tax policy. His last position was Associate Deputy Minister — responsible for economic analysis, fiscal policy, tax policy, social policy and federal-provincial relations. In particular, he coordinated planning of the annual federal budgets.
Don was born and raised in Victoria BC, where he graduated from the University of Victoria. He received his MA in Economics from Queen’s University.