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Blog
Jan 27, 2016
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Boosting the economy for the rest of us

Michal Rozworski
While elites argue amongst themselves about how to respond to Canada's soured economic outlook, the overriding context is a transfer and concentration of economic power upwards.
News
Jun 15, 2015
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Money matters: COMER v. Canada

Judy Kennedy
Earlier this month, it was announced that the federal government is continuing to appeal a decision which could change the way the Bank of Canada is governed.
Blog
May 5, 2015
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The central banker who talked too much

Louis-Philippe Rochon
A central banker that feels the need to defend himself is never a good thing. It leaves the impression of someone who second-guesses himself. Is it time for Stephen Poloz to remain quiet?
Blog
Jan 24, 2013

Labour market still weak: Bank of Canada

Angella MacEwen
The Bank of Canada released their January 2013 Monetary Policy Report. Several key points in the January MPR reinforce what progressive economists have been saying about the Canadian labour market.
Columnists
Aug 31, 2012

Another look at oil prices and the loonie

The dollar rising with the oil price is merely a confirmation that most financial traders think the same way -- not confirmation that Canada's "fundamentals" have been enhanced by higher oil prices.
Blog
Aug 24, 2012

Dead money and corporate cash hoarding

Toby Sanger
Kudos to Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney for raising the profile of the over $500 billion Canadian corporations are holding in excess cash surpluses and not investing in the economy.

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