April 28, 2009
Speeches and appearances
April 23, 2009
Release of the Monetary Policy ReportThese are difficult economic times with the Canadian economy being buffeted by an intense and synchronized global recession. In recent months, that global recession has been exacerbated by delays in implementing measures to restore financial stability around the world.
April 1, 2009
Rebuilding Confidence in the Global EconomyThese are very challenging times. The Canadian economy is in recession. The global economy is facing a crisis of confidence, triggered by the most severe financial meltdown since the Great Depression; fanned by sharp falls in trade, manufacturing output, and financial wealth; and intensified by steep increases in unemployment.