Representatives from CPABC attended the Business Council of British Columbia’s seventh annual Chair’s Dinner on May 30.
The sold-out event featured a keynote speech from David I. McKay, president and CEO of RBC.
In his address, McKay identified the top challenges faced by Canadian businesses, including rising trade tensions and the impact of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, and blockchain.
He also spoke about how Canada can achieve future prosperity by bringing low carbon resources to the global market, driving data innovation, and realizing the potential of youth through work-integrated learning.
Following the keynote presentation, Kathy Kinloch, president of BCIT, joined McKay on stage to discuss how business owners can prepare themselves and their employees for the changing world of work.