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Keynote Speaker
Benjamin Tal
Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist,
CIBC Capital Markets Inc.

Benjamin is a member of the CIBC economic team that is responsible for analyzing macro economic developments and their implications for fixed income, equity, foreign exchange and commodities markets. He also acts in an advisory capacity to bank officers on issues related to wealth management, household credit and risk, and corporate credit and risk.

Well-known for his ground-breaking published research on topics such as labour market dynamics, real estate, credit markets, international trade and business economic conditions, Benjamin not only contributes to the conversation but also frequently sets the agenda.

Benjamin has close to 20 years of experience in the private sector advising clients, industry leaders, corporate boards, trade associations and governments on economic and financial issues. He is also a regular commentator in the media.

Benjamin is a member of the Economic Committee of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Committee of the Toronto Board of Trade. He is also a board member for the Governors of Junior Achievement of Central Ontario and Toronto Financial International.

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Shaun Cathcart
Senior Economist,
Canadian Real
Estate Association

Shaun is CREA’s Senior Economist and Director of Housing Data and Market Analysis. He manages the team that produces CREA’s national resale housing database.

The team also provides housing market intelligence and analytical materials to boards, associations, members, media, government, and other real estate industry stakeholders.

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Dan Chubey
Managing Director,
Colliers Brokerage

Dan Chubey, Managing Director of the Winnipeg brokerage, is responsible for leading the sales advisor team as well as overseeing operations, recruitment and strategic business development. Dan played an active role integrating the Colliers Winnipeg office with Colliers International and his focus is on leveraging their strong systems and technology to build for future growth.

Dan joined Colliers International in September 2018 after a 15 year career with global brewing leader ABI where his previous roles saw him as a Director with leadership responsiblity for the commercial business units of British Columbia, Ontario, and Manitoba. His focus was on the development of high performing, engaged teams that grew market share while also prioritizing key financial metrics including top line and EBITDA growth.

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Jeremy Davis
Director, External
Relations & Market
Winnipeg Regional
Real Estate Board

Jeremy Davis is active in building stakeholder relations to bring awareness to the Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board’s important role in the market region it serves. He delivers MLS® market analysis and market intelligence to ascertain how the market is progressing and is a spokesperson on the MLS® market. Jeremy also writes a column focused on the housing market in the Winnipeg Regional Real Estate News.

Jeremy’s career has seen him serve as the Director of Communications at City Hall championing issues at the City of Winnipeg. Jeremy brings over 15 years of experience working in the federal and municipal governments, and has a passion for strategic communications, media relations, and stakeholder engagement.



Welcome Remarks Rena Prefontaine, 2023-2024 President, Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board
Economic & Housing Update Benjamin Tal, Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC Capital Markets Inc.
National Housing Outlook  Shaun Cathcart, Senior Economist, Canadian Real Estate Association 
Commercial Division Recap & Outlook Dan Chubey, Managing Director, Colliers Brokerage
MLS® Real Estate Market Recap & Forecast Jeremy Davis, Director External Relations & Market Intelligence, Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board