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May 16, 2018 The (Mostly) Long and Short of Potential Output

Remarks Lawrence Schembri Ottawa Economics Association and CFA Society Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario
Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri discusses the importance of potential output to monetary policy, as well as policy challenges and opportunities in a world of low potential output growth.

May 9, 2018 Strengthening Our Cyber Defences

Remarks Filipe Dinis Payments Canada Toronto, Ontario
Chief Operating Office Filipe Dinis outlines how the Bank is strengthening its cyber defenses and helping improve the financial system’s cyber resilience and its ability to recover quickly from attacks.

May 1, 2018 Canada’s Economy and Household Debt: How Big Is the Problem?

Remarks Stephen S. Poloz Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Governor Poloz talks about household debt and how it will affect Canada’s economy and monetary policy for years.

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Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.


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