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28 September 2016 Bank of Canada Calls for Nominations for the 2017 Fellowship and Governor’s Awards

The Bank of Canada is calling for nominations under its Fellowship Program for 2017. This program provides monetary awards to foster excellence in economic and financial research in Canada, and supports the Bank’s development of partnerships with leading experts.
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26 September 2016 Integrating economies through trade affects monetary policy, Governor Poloz says

In the first annual Paul Storer Memorial Lecture on Canada–US relations, given at Western Washington University, Governor Poloz said that the evolution of international trade practices, such as building global value chains and establishing foreign affiliates, suggests that economies are becoming more integrated.
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20 September 2016 Lower-for-longer interest rates require adjustments, Governor Poloz says

Canadians need to understand the forces that have led to a prolonged period of low interest rates and make adjustments, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz said.
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14 September 2016 Slow global growth poses risks for financial stability, says Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins

The decline in the global economy’s potential to grow, and the lower interest rates that come with it, pose risks for financial stability, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said today. Those risks can be mitigated through deliberate efforts from the private sector and policy-makers.
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7 September 2016 Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/4 per cent.
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