December 15, 2021 Governor Tiff Macklem discusses the Bank of Canada’s renewed monetary policy framework. He reviews Canada’s experience with flexible inflation targeting and explains why the Bank and the Government of Canada agreed to renew the 2 percent inflation target.
To help inform Canadians about the renewal process, Governing Council members spoke publicly about the economy and issues related to the monetary policy framework.
December 13, 2021 Governor Tiff Macklem discusses the renewed monetary policy framework agreed upon by the Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada.
August 26, 2020 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins concluded a day-long workshop on the renewal of the monetary policy framework with a summary of the discussions, and she outlined next steps on the path to the 2021 renewal.
August 26, 2020 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses the challenges the Bank of Canada is facing as it seeks to renew its inflation-control target in 2021. Kicking off a day-long workshop on the renewal of the monetary policy framework, she explains how the Bank’s research on alternative frameworks is shaping up and invites discussion of how the COVID-19 crisis has changed what is known about alternative policy tools in action.
June 22, 2020 Governor Tiff Macklem talks about the conduct of monetary policy in the context of COVID-19.
January 5, 2020 Archived panel discussion hosted by the Bank for International Settlements at the American Economic Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Allied Social Science Associations.
December 12, 2019 Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses how long-term global economic forces will drive the Bank of Canada’s work agenda in 2020 and beyond.
June 17, 2019 Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri speaks before the Economics Society of Northern Alberta (ESNA).
February 21, 2019 Governor Poloz explains that monetary policy is a powerful tool to promote economic welfare, but it also has some important limits.
November 20, 2018 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses public policy issues around monetary policy frameworks and how those issues have become more complex in the post-global financial crisis world.