December 9, 2004
David Dodge - Latest
November 24, 2004
Opening Statement before the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and CommerceThe Canadian economy grew faster in the first half of the year than we had projected, largely because of a surge in exports. The economy is now operating near its production capacity and continues to adjust to global developments.
November 22, 2004
Governor Dodge's speech on behalf of Canada's Finance Minister, Ralph GoodaleThis document is published as a .pdf format only.
October 26, 2004
Opening Statement before the House of Commons Finance CommitteeThese meetings help us keep Members of Parliament and, through you, all Canadians informed about the Bank's views on the economy, and about the objective of monetary policy and the actions we take to achieve it.
October 21, 2004
Release of the Monetary Policy ReportThe Canadian economy has grown faster than was projected in last April's Monetary Policy Report and the July Update, largely because of a surge in exports. It is now operating near its production capacity and continues to adjust to global economic developments.
October 13, 2004
Famous 5 FoundationAs you know, one of the events and themes commemorated on the new $50 bank note is the Persons Case. I am especially pleased to be here tonight, helping to celebrate the 75th anniversary of that historic case, and honouring the Famous Five, who helped to enshrine the rights of all individuals, in Canada and other countries around the world, to participate on equal terms in political life.
October 7, 2004
Global Economic Developments and the Implications for OntarioOne theme that I heard repeatedly in Washington is that 2004 is turning out to be a better year than many had thought, particularly over the first half of the year. Indeed, the IMF is now projecting global economic growth of 5 per cent in 2004, which would be a marked improvement from the 3.9 per cent rate seen in 2003.
September 20, 2004
Canadian Monetary Policy in an Evolving World EconomyThe Bank does look to the Chamber to help us understand how economic developments are unfolding at the industry level. And I particularly want to thank the Chamber for being an ongoing partner in our efforts to smoothly introduce three new high-denomination bank notes this year.
July 22, 2004
Release of the Monetary Policy ReportLet me start with our outlook for inflation. Higher-than-expected world oil prices mean that total CPI inflation is likely to remain above 2 per cent through the rest of this year, before falling slightly below core inflation in the second half of 2005.
June 24, 2004
Co-operation and the Conduct of Economic PolicyThe theme of this event is "Policy Coordination in an Integrated Global Economy." It seems as if the idea of policy coordination is making a comeback these days.