September 10, 2020 Governor Tiff Macklem outlines how the COVID-19 recession has had an uneven impact on Canadians and discusses the Bank’s decision yesterday to leave the policy rate unchanged.
August 25, 2020 Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri talks about the difference between how Canadians perceive inflation and the actual measured rate, why this gap may exist, and what it could mean for monetary policy and the economy.
June 22, 2020 In his first speech, Governor Tiff Macklem explains how the Bank’s commitment to low, stable and predictable inflation has guided our actions during COVID-19.
June 18, 2020 Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri explains how household spending has changed because of COVID-19 and discusses why the Bank expects the recovery to have two phases.
June 4, 2020 Speaking a day after the Bank left the policy rate unchanged, Deputy Governor Toni Gravelle explains how efforts to keep financial markets functioning through the COVID-19 crisis will lay a solid foundation for economic recovery.