Posts Tagged ‘Bank of Canada’

If lower oil prices are as bad for Canada’s economy as rate-cutting Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz insists, the central bank might consider assessing the risks to the economy in a world where constraining carbon emissions becomes less of an abstract notion and more of a daily reality. For a petro-economy such as Canada’s, [...]

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The wisdom of Winston Churchill, who once quipped that you should never let a good crisis go to waste, clearly hasn’t been lost on federal Finance minister Joe Oliver, who’s already made considerable hay out of falling oil prices. Mr. Oliver’s finance department won’t table a budget until April, due to the uncertainty created by [...]

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When money is free, it’s hard not to borrow it, even if the lender keeps warning you to be vigilant against debt. That’s exactly what Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney has been telling Canadians while at the same time keeping their cost of borrowing as low as it’s ever been. The obvious question of [...]

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