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June 19, 2008

Capitalizing on the Commodity Boom: the Role of Monetary Policy

Remarks Mark Carney Haskayne School of Business Calgary, Alberta
We are experiencing a commodity super cycle. Throughout the current boom, the scale of price increases has been higher, and the range of affected commodities broader, than in previous upturns. Since 2002, grain and oilseed prices have more than doubled, base metals prices have tripled, and oil prices have quadrupled.
March 8, 2007

Meeting Global Economic Challenges: The Need for Flexibility

Remarks David Dodge Calgary Chamber of Commerce Calgary, Alberta
Our primary objective at the Bank is to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canadians. Over the years, we have learned that the best contribution that monetary policy can make in this regard is to give Canadians confidence in the future value of their money. We do this by keeping inflation low, stable, and predictable.
September 9, 2005

The Evolution and Resolution of Global Imbalances

Remarks David Dodge Spruce Meadows Roundtable Calgary, Alberta
Today, I will talk about two types of global economic imbalances. The first relates to the way that savings and investment are being distributed across countries in an increasingly uneven way. The second is the possibility that, over the next couple of decades, the global economy might face a protracted period in which desired savings exceed planned investment, partly because of demographic trends.
October 13, 2004

Bank of Canada Unveils New $50 Bank Note

The Bank of Canada today unveiled Canada's new $50 bank note, the theme of which is Nation Building: shaping the political, legal, and social structures for democracy and equality. The new note was unveiled at a ceremony in Calgary, Alberta by the Honourable Senator Joyce Fairbairn and David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada.
Content Type(s): Press, Press releases
October 13, 2004

Famous 5 Foundation

Remarks David Dodge Nation Builders Dinner Calgary, Alberta
As you know, one of the events and themes commemorated on the new $50 bank note is the Persons Case. I am especially pleased to be here tonight, helping to celebrate the 75th anniversary of that historic case, and honouring the Famous Five, who helped to enshrine the rights of all individuals, in Canada and other countries around the world, to participate on equal terms in political life.
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