Speeches

  • November 18, 2002

    Promoting Canada's Economic and Financial Welfare

    Remarks David Dodge Calgary Chamber of Commerce Calgary, Alberta
    It's been a difficult year for many sectors of the Alberta economy. Certainly, the severe drought hurt many western farmers, and investment in the energy sector was held back by low oil and gas prices. In addition, the slump in the telecom sector has affected Calgary.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • November 12, 2002

    Staying the Course

    Remarks David Dodge a panel discussion at the Banco de México Mexico City, Mexico
    The dramatic events of the last two years and growing concern about the near-term prospects for the global economy have created a climate in which policy-makers focus only on current economic developments and lose sight of longer-term goals.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • October 24, 2002

    Release of the Monetary Policy Report

    Opening Statement David Dodge Press conference in New York
    The Canadian economy has been expanding strongly so far this year and is now operating fairly close to its full production capacity. Consumer price inflation has risen above the 2 per cent target and is expected to rise further before year-end because of high oil prices and a number of other relative price movements.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • October 23, 2002

    Opening Statement before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

    Opening Statement David Dodge House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
    The Canadian economy has been expanding strongly so far this year and is now operating fairly close to its full production capacity. Consumer price inflation has risen above the 2 per cent target and is expected to rise further before year-end because of high oil prices and a number of other relative price movements.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • October 23, 2002

    Release of the Monetary Policy Report

    Opening Statement David Dodge
    Today, we released our October Monetary Policy Report, in which we discuss economic and financial trends in the context of Canada's inflation-control strategy.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • October 17, 2002

    The Search for Higher Productivity

    Remarks David Dodge Chambre de commerce de Québec Québec, Québec
    Given the extent of uncertainty in the world today, we are all naturally preoccupied with near-term issues and prospects. That's understandable. But, at the same time, it's critical that we look past the short-term to the longer-term trends and potential of our economy.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • October 5, 2002

    Dollarization and North American Integration

    Remarks David Dodge Chambre de commerce du Québec Sherbrooke, Quebec
    The question before us sounds straightforward: "Should Canada adopt the U.S. dollar?" But the issues are complicated. I will not pretend that I can cover all the nuances of this topic in my allotted time. So I am running the risk that I may oversimplify matters.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • September 18, 2002

    Canada's Economic Performance After an Eventful Year

    Remarks David Dodge University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia
    Indeed, a strong research environment has long been a hallmark of the Bank. We also want to encourage research relevant to our business, especially with respect to monetary policy and financial system stability, at universities all across Canada.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • August 31, 2002

    Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy in Canada

    Remarks David Dodge Symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    What I propose to do on this panel today is to talk about stabilization policy and policy co-operation from the viewpoint of an industrial country that has a floating exchange rate and both an explicit inflation target for monetary policy and a clear objective for fiscal policy.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • July 24, 2002

    Release of the Monetary Policy Report Update

    Opening Statement David Dodge
    Today, we published our Update to the April Monetary Policy Report, in which we discuss economic and financial trends in the context of Canada's inflation-control strategy.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

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