Are Dangers Lurking Within the Bank of Canada’s New Mandate?

16 Dec 2021

After going through it with a fine-tooth comb, Chris Ragan asks what we should make of the latest joint statement by the Government and the Bank.

Down to the Wire for the Bank of Canada’s Mandate Renewal

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 16:00to17:30

If recent history is any guide, the Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada will be announcing a new mandate for the Bank within the next several weeks. There are many available choices but...

Chris Ragan on the Bank of Canada's Mandate

22 Nov 2021

Interviewed by Sean Speer, Chris Ragan outlines the history of the Bank of Canada's agreement with the federal government leading up to the mandate's expiration in January 2022.

‘Leave it alone’: Chris Ragan comments on the Bank of Canada mandate debate | The Hub

Published: 15 November 2021

November 12, 2021 | Following a dialogue between The Hub and Max Bell School Director Chris Ragan, this article outlines the history of the Bank of Canada's agreement with the federal government...

McGill University’s Max Bell School of Public Policy to Host Conference on Bank Of Canada’s Mandate Renewal

Published: 21 September 2020

With the Bank’s mandate up for renewal next year, this conference will broaden the debate and explore the policy options facing the Bank....

One nation under two per cent: Is it time for a shake-up of the economy’s most important number?

Published: 3 September 2020

September 3, 2020 | As far as the Bank of Canada is concerned, the economy works best when cost of consumed goods and services increases at a rate of about two per cent every year. In this article...


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