Fireside Chat – Stephen S. Poloz, Governor

Fireside Chat – Stephen S. Poloz, Governor

Introduction Good morning, everyone, and happy new year. It is great to be here in Vancouver for the Board of Trade’s Economic Outlook Forum. This part of the event has been billed as a fireside chat. And, while I am happy to share the Bank of Canada’s observations on the economic outlook, I very much […]

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz to step down in June 2020

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz to step down in June 2020

The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada announced today that Governor Stephen S. Poloz has informed them that he will not seek a second term as Governor when his seven-year term expires on June 2, 2020. The Board has begun a search process to select the next Governor of the Bank.  “It has […]

Why Stephen Hawking was so important to science

Why Stephen Hawking was so important to science

On Wednesday morning, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76. His contributions to science changed the way we look at the universe. Born in Oxford, England, Hawking was a mediocre student as a child but went on to revolutionize physics and cosmology — the study of the origin and evolution of the universe. But he […]