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March 18, 2019

Fellowship Program

Learn about the 2019 recipients of the Fellowship and Governor’s Awards.
Content Type(s): Press, Announcements
March 14, 2019

Global leverage makes financial system vulnerable, Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins says

Global debt is now US$100 trillion higher than just before the financial crisis and more than three times global gross domestic product (GDP), presenting a headwind to growth and making the financial system vulnerable, Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins said today.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases
March 14, 2019

The Age of Leverage

Remarks Carolyn A. Wilkins UBC Vancouver School of Economics and CFA Society Vancouver Vancouver, British Columbia
Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses how high leverage is both a headwind to global growth and a vulnerability in the global financial system.
March 8, 2019

Bank of Canada names winners of women’s scholarship award

The Bank of Canada marked International Women’s Day by announcing the 2018-2019 recipients of its Master’s Scholarship Award for Women in Economics and Finance.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases
March 7, 2019

Spending Shifts and Consumer Caution

Lynn Patterson Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Hamilton, Ontario
Speaking a day after we decided to hold interest rates unchanged, Deputy Governor Lynn Patterson discussed the key points Governing Council considered in their decision.
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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