Building Resilience and Confidence in Canada’s Financial System

Start: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 10:00

End: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 11:00

Over the past two years, the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) has undergone a transformation in its culture and business operations. CDIC, which protects close to $1 trillion dollars in bank deposits, is a key part of Canada’s financial safety net.

We invite you to join us for this special virtual event "Building Resilience and Confidence in Canada's Financial System" on March 11th from 10:00-11:00 am to hear from Peter Routledge, CEO, CDIC. Patrick Sullivan, President & CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce will then host a Q&A with Peter to discuss this transformation and what it means for the financial deposits of Canadians.

Peter Routledge, President & CEO, CDIC will discuss some of the innovative thinking at CDIC and how it is making our financial system more resilient to failure, which supports financial stability, a key element of economic growth. Mr. Routledge is an engaging speaker with a strong message of confidence as Canada's economic growth is restored in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Register today and submit your question!



Peter Routledge was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) in November 2018. Mr. Routledge leads CDIC’s team of more than 140 professionals from a variety of disciplines whose work supports the corporation’s vision to earn the trust of Canadians as a global leader in deposit insurance and resolution. 

Mr. Routledge has extensive experience in Canada’s financial sector. Prior to joining CDIC, he was a Senior Advisor at the Department of Finance where he provided advice on a range of policy issues including financial stability, housing finance, and competition in Canadian financial services. 

Mr. Routledge has held a variety of leadership roles in the financial services industry, both in Canada and abroad. He served as managing director of research at National Bank Financial, where he led a team responsible for producing equity, fixed income, and derivatives research on Canadian financial institutions. Prior to that, Mr. Routledge led the Canadian Financial Institutions Group at Moody’s Canada, with responsibilities for covering issuers in the banking, life insurance, personal and commercial insurance and reinsurance industries in Canada and the United States. 

Mr. Routledge holds an MBA from INSEAD in France, and a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Simon Fraser University.