Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney

Does the Governor of the Bank of Canada Have to Be Canadian?

Robert Waite | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Politics
Robert Waite

We don't know for sure who will be tapped for the job of Governor of the Bank of Canada. What we do know is that the individual will be a Canadian. No other nationalities were invited to apply. But, in 2013, does such a citizenship restriction even make any sense? Or is it just another manifestation of good, old-fashioned Canadian parochialism?

Race To Replace Mark Carney Is On

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - With the announcement due in days, the overwhelming odds remain that second-in-command Tiff Macklem will be appointed the next governor of th...

Carney: Canadian Economy Moving To Better Mix Of Growth

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney says Canada's economy is in the midst of what he believes will be a successful transition from over-depen...

The Whitewashing of Canadian Currency

Rachel Décoste | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

Today, it was revealed that not only were Asian features deemed unworthy of appearing on bank notes, but also Black, Aboriginal, South-Asian and Gay ones, as well. A pattern of institutionalized xenophobia is emerging, and it ain't pretty. The Bank of Canada fiasco is only the latest incident in a long chain of slights.

Forget Magnotta: Three Canadian Newsmakers Worth Remembering

John Laforet | Posted 02.23.2013 | Canada
John Laforet

No one can control what events will shape our world in any given time period. But collectively we can choose what stories we allow to shape our memory. That's why murderer Luka Magnotta was the wrong person for the Canadian Press to choose as Canada's 2012 Newsmaker of the Year.

Those Interest Rate Hikes Carney Warned About? Nevermind

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Is the next move for Mark Carney to cut interest rates?The question would have seemed unthinkable a few weeks ago given that the Bank of Cana...

Carney Denies He's Being Poached By Bank Of England .. But Leaves Wiggle Room

CP | By Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Mark Carney was given a chance to finally, unequivocally squelch reports he might leave his post early. He was equivocally successful.In his ...

Pumping Out Oil Isn't Enough: Carney

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Part of the solution to Canada's poor export performance lies with natural resources, but simply pumping oil out the door won't suffice, says...

Rising Oil Prices A Double Loss For Canadians: Carney

CP | Posted 04.05.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The recent run-up of oil prices is not bringing the usual benefits for the economy and an enduring or pronounced spike will hurt consumers, ...

Bank Of Canada: We'll Raise Rates If Borrowing Becomes Excessive

CP | Posted 02.24.2012 | Canada Business

Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney could look to raise interest rates if excessive borrowing by Canadian consumers and companies risks hurting the ec...

Carney Says U.S. Economy's Glory Days May Be Over

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney says the U.S. economy could take years to recover from its current weak state _ and may never return to i...

Bank Of Canada Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Ottawa is prepared to once again intervene to discourage home buying if necessary, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Tuesday after the centr...

Carney Warns Good Times Will Be Fleeting

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney says growing access to capital should make Canadian businesses confident to invest, despite the financi...

Global Credit Crunch Forming, Carney Says

CP | Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The global economy is being confronted with a new wave of credit tightening as a result of the European debt crisis that will subdue growth i...

Carney Named Banking's Top Cop

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Business

Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, a former investment banker, has been chosen by G20 leaders to serve as the new global watchdog on the world's fin...

Carney Says Europe Crisis Is Serious, But Not 2008 Serious

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney is making no apologies for speaking out forcefully against European inaction as divisions bubbled to the ...

Bank Of Canada Keeps Rates At 1 Per Cent

Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is keeping short-term interest rates unchanged, and signalling that rates will remain low for many more months.That means ...

Tories Don't Want Economists To 'Worry Canadians'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada Business

When Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty update the House of Commons finance committee on Canada's economy Friday, t...

Flaherty, Carney To Appear At Finance Committee

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Canada's finance minister and head of the central bank will update MPs this week on the state of the economy as global financial turmoil cont...

Bank Of Canada Keeps Interest Rates Low

CP | Posted 07.31.2011 | Canada Business

(The Canadian Press) -- OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is keeping interest rates at super-low levels and giving few hints when it might start raising the...