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February 15, 2018 Anchoring Expectations: Canada’s Approach to Price Stability

Remarks Lawrence Schembri Manitoba Association for Business Economists Winnipeg, Manitoba
Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri examines the success of the Bank’s monetary policy framework and explains the review being undertaken before its renewal in 2021.

February 12, 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University crowned National Champion of The Governor’s Challenge

Wilfrid Laurier University has won the Bank of Canada’s third annual Governor’s Challenge, a national student competition in which teams simulate the role of advisor to the Bank’s Governing Council.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases

February 8, 2018 At the Crossroads: Innovation and Inclusive Growth

Remarks Carolyn A. Wilkins G7 Symposium on Innovation and Inclusive Growth Montebello, Quebec
Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses technological progress and how policy-makers can harness it for economic growth that benefits everyone.

January 17, 2018 Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

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Schedule of Key Interest Rate Announcements and Monetary Policy Report

Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.


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