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Bank of Canada must stay aggressive to tame inflation

Ottawa is spending nearly one-third more than it was in 2019 before the pandemic.


9:43AM
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Independent central bank may be only defense against Ottawa’s ‘crisis’ management

The central bank has acknowledged that it underestimated the inflationary effects of its actions.


9:50AM
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Inflation in Canada—follow the money

The Bank of Canada's “easy” policies help explain the current pain at the pumps.


10:45AM
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Latest agreement leaves Bank of Canada’s responsibilities unclear

The 2021 agreement introduced a new goal—that monetary policy should also support maximum “sustainable” employment.


8:19AM
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Ottawa threatening Bank of Canada’s independent image

The goal of "maximum sustainable employment" is largely determined by forces beyond the central bank’s control.


9:47AM
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Bank of Canada rate hike may be too little too late

Ramping up interest rates at this juncture places more of the burden of fighting inflation on consumers.


9:37AM
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Bank of Canada could muddy price signals with aggressive monetary policy

If the inflation rate remains relatively stable over time, suppliers should know when higher prices signal increased scarcity.


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Central bank ‘equity’ quest raises questions about non-traditional monetary tools

Central banks may direct chartered banks to increase lending to borrowers from underrepresented communities.