This week's economic news and event invitations!

Jun 11, 2021 | Elinesky Schuett Private Wealth Management


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Inflation seems to be front and centre in the news. This week, we’ve included a podcast that speaks to the question that is on everyone’s mind: Is inflation here to stay?

As we continue to keep you up-to-date with the latest economic news, we’ve included two videos this week:

  • Reopening and recovery, consumer activity, inflation and more, featuring Eric Lascelles from RBC Global Asset Management
  • Event replay – 2021 Global Outlook: A new investment order, featuring Kurt Reiman from BlackRock

Looking for your next online event? We’ve included two great event invitations in this week’s email. Make sure that you RSVP for either or both!

  • Diversity and ageing: Honouring our identities
  • Understanding the importance of Advance Care Planning

Do you use RBC Wealth Management Online? In 2020, changes were made to the online platform for desktop users – this year, the enhanced experience is coming to your mobile device. If you are registered for RBC Wealth Management Online, you will receive an email from RBC Wealth Management Canada next week with all of the details.

Our newsletter this week also includes a statement from RBC on the shocking and heartbreaking attack that took place in London, Ontario. Our hearts go out to the child whose life has been forever changed, and to the family and friends of those who lost their lives.

As always, we end our weekly email with a few good news stories from in and around our community.


Podcast: Is inflation here to stay?

Inflation is speeding up and has grabbed the attention of investors. How long will inflation stay elevated, and what’s the potential impact for financial markets? Join Kelly Bogdanova and Tylar Lunke as they discuss the situation and what to expect.

Listen online: Is inflation here to stay?

 

Reopening and recovery, consumer activity, inflation and more

While the spread of variants may risk a new viral wave, Canada and other countries prepare to reopen their economies. How will things change as the pandemic eases? Chief Economist Eric Lascelles looks at the data on online shopping, inflation and the global corporate tax plans recently proposed by the G7.

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Watch the video online: Reopening and recovery, consumer activity, inflation and more
Watch time: 12 minutes 59 seconds

2021 Global Outlook: A new investment order

hand pointing at a graph on a tablet. Text: Elinesky Schuett Speaker Series. 2021 Global Outlook: A new investment order

On April 28, we hosted a live online economic update event that featured Kurt Remain, BlackRock’s Senior Strategist for North America. During his presentation, Kurt shared his updated 2021 Global Outlook that focused on three main themes:

  • The New Nominal
  • Globalization Rewired
  • Turbocharged Transformations

Watch the video online: Event replay – 2021 Global Outlook: A new investment order
Watch time: 49 minutes, 13 seconds


Please note that this recording has been edited due to technical issues that occurred during the live event.

 

Diversity and ageing: Honouring our identities

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Two women smiling at each otherCanada’s mosaic approach celebrates differences in culture, religion, gender identity, and sexual orientation. That diversity does not change as we get older, but our medical and legal systems sometimes take more of a homogeneous approach.

In partnership with the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), RBC Wealth Management and RBC Royal Trust are proud to present the latest segment of their collaborative discussion series on ageing, offering valuable and actionable insights for older Canadians.

During this 45-minute webcast, our panel will discuss how the right plan, people, and conversations can chart a course for safeguarding ongoing control and expression of your identity. Learn how these discussions, and the creation of an action plan, can ensure your intentions and wishes are realized throughout your life.

How to register

Click on the “I will attend” link below. You will be redirected to an RBC Wealth Management website where you will need to click on the “Attend” button to register. Please note that you will be asked to enter your name and email address on the registration website. After you register, you will be provided with an option to save the event to your personal calendar.

 

Understanding the importance of Advance Care Planning

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., online via WebEx

Family walking away from a beach in grassed areaPlease join us on for an informative session to find out what Advance Care Planning is and why it should matter to you! Click here to RSVP by Monday, June 14, 2021.

Visit our event page for more information: Understanding the importance of Advance Care Planning

 

RBC speaks out on the horrific attack in London, Ontario

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Community Corner

Each week, we like to end our emails with a few good news stories from in and around the community. We hope that they brighten your day!

As always, we are available to connect with you personally. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at 519-822-2024 or elineskyschuett@rbc.com.