The Canadian Business Journal Welcomes Alex Carrick to Editorial Line-Up

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – April 14, 2011) -The Canadian Business Journal is pleased to announce the addition of a new columnist to its editorial roster: economist Alex Carrick. The April issue of The Canadian Business Journal features the first edition of Carrick’s column, and can be viewed here:

Alex Carrick has worked as an economist and secretary-treasurer for the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), and since 1985, has been Chief Economist with CanaData, the leading supplier of statistics and forecasting information for the Canadian construction industry. Alex compiles CanaData’s Annual Construction Forecast and provides updates throughout the year in the CanaData Forecaster monthly newsletter and online. He is frequently quoted in major news media, especially in two Canadian construction newspapers, Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce.

"We are very excited to have Alex Carrick join our editorial-line-up," said Sara Kopamees, Editor in Chief for George Media. "His opinions on economic and politic issues will be well-received by the CBJ audience."

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