Speeches

  • January 31, 2002

    Bank of Canada's outlook for the Canadian economy

    Remarks David Dodge Meeting in New York with Canadian banks and the investment community
    The immediate impact and the fallout from last September's events introduced new layers of uncertainty into the economic picture, compounding the effects of a deepening global economic slowdown that had become more evident during the summer.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • January 29, 2002

    Inflation Targeting During a Difficult Year

    Remarks David Dodge Saskatoon and District Chamber of Commerce Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    One of the main benefits of the targets is that they help the economy to run more smoothly when there are surprises in the level of demand for Canadian goods and services.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • January 28, 2002

    Challenges and Changes in an Eventful Year

    Remarks David Dodge Canadian Club of Winnipeg Winnipeg, Manitoba
    The main economic concern of the past year was the slowdown that occurred not just here in Canada, but in most major economies. Compounding the economic concerns were the 11 September terrorist attacks in the United States.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • January 23, 2002

    Release of the Monetary Policy Report Update

    Opening Statement David Dodge
    (English Version) Economic developments in Canada since the November Report, and the profile for growth outlined in the Update, suggest that the amount of slack in the economy through 2002 will likely be somewhat greater than assumed in November.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • January 23, 2002

    Release of the Monetary Policy Report Update

    Opening Statement David Dodge
    (Bilingual Version) Economic developments in Canada since the November Report, and the profile for growth outlined in the Update, suggest that the amount of slack in the economy through 2002 will likely be somewhat greater than assumed in November.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • January 5, 2002

    Inflation Targeting in Canada: Experience and Lessons

    Remarks David Dodge Central Bank Governor's Panel on Inflation Targeting at a joint session of The American Economic Association and the North American Economics and Finance Association Atlanta, Georgia
    In the 1970s and 1980s we found - in common with many other countries - that high and variable rates of inflation created a lot of economic damage. And it took a long time and a lot of work with various monetary policy frameworks before we got back on track.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

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