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May 16, 2019

Financial System Review Summary - 2019

In our Financial System Review, we identify the main vulnerabilities and risks to financial stability in Canada and explain how they have evolved over the past year. This issue reflects the Bank’s judgment that the vulnerabilities associated with high household debt and imbalances in the housing market have declined modestly but remain significant. The Financial System Review is a product of the Governing Council of the Bank of Canada: Stephen S. Poloz, Carolyn A. Wilkins, Timothy Lane, Lawrence Schembri, Lynn Patterson and Paul Beaudry.
May 8, 2019

Deputy Governor Lynn Patterson to retire from the Bank of Canada

The Bank of Canada announced today that Deputy Governor Lynn Patterson will retire on July 19, 2019.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases
May 6, 2019

Poloz talks mortgages: Innovation could improve flexibility

Stephen S. Poloz Canadian Credit Union Association and the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Winnipeg, Manitoba
Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, speaks before the Canadian Credit Union Association and the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
May 6, 2019

Canada’s mortgage market should evolve to offer more choice with less risk, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz says

Canada’s mortgage market should evolve in a way that gives Canadians more choice and helps the economy be more flexible, while lowering the level of risk in the system, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases

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