Speeches

  • March 30, 2009

    What Are Banks Really For?

    Remarks Mark Carney University of Alberta School of Business Edmonton, Alberta
    Across the world's major economies, addressing the failures of banking ranks among the highest policy priorities. In the harsh glare of the current financial turmoil, it is clear that many banks outside of Canada were either not doing their jobs or were doing them in ways that created enormous risks.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • March 12, 2009

    Financial System Policy Responses to the Crisis

    Remarks David Longworth Financial Markets Association of Canada Toronto, Ontario
    With your professional interests in foreign exchange, money markets, capital markets, and derivatives, I'm sure the past year and a half has been exciting and interesting – if those are the right words. We've been living through a period of astonishing financial turbulence, historic marketplace losses, and serious threats to financial stability.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • March 5, 2009

    Opening Statement before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

    Opening Statement Pierre Duguay House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Ottawa, Ontario
    As we have consistently emphasized, stabilization of the global financial system is a precondition for economic recovery, both globally and in Canada. To that end, policy-makers around the globe have acted aggressively and creatively by initiating a series of unprecedented actions aimed at stabilizing the global financial system.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

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