Remarks by Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, and Workshop on Monetary Policy Framework

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, will deliver opening remarks via videoconference at the workshop “Towards the 2021 Renewal of the Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Framework.”

Media are invited to watch the webcast of this full-day workshop, hosted by the Bank of Canada and featuring speakers from Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. The workshop will include three sessions:

  • Comparing Monetary Policy Frameworks: An Update and Discussion of the “Horse Race”
  • Policy Coordination: Lessons from Crisis 
  • Alternative Monetary Policy Tools: Lessons and Questions from the COVID Crisis

In a pre-recorded video prepared for the workshop participants, Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, discusses the recent staff discussion paper “Strengthening Inflation Targeting: Review and Renewal Process in Canada and other Advanced Jurisdictions.”

Topic

Towards the 2021 Renewal of the Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Framework: Current Research and Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis

Time

Opening remarks: 10:00 (Eastern Time)

See workshop agenda for more details

Place

The remarks and the full workshop will be delivered by videoconference.

Lock-Up

There will be no media lock-up for this event.

Distribution

The Senior Deputy Governor’s opening remarks will be available on the Bank’s website at 10:00 (ET).

Media Availability

There will be no media availability for this event.

Audience Q&A

There will be no audience Q&A period.

Webcast

Audio and video webcasts of the remarks and of the workshop will be available.

Note

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Related information

August 26, 2020 Towards the 2021 renewal of the Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Framework (Webcast)

The workshop will take place online and be webcast live. It will consist of a series of lively and thought-provoking discussions. The invited audience includes academics, private sector economists, financial market experts, and representatives from policy think tanks and the media.