This being the year Canada turns 150, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gave a speech this week looking at the forces that have impacted Canada’s economy over the past two centuries. He sat down with Maclean’s afterward for a Q&A, which you can read here.
But Poloz also took a moment to share a story about how and why his signature on Canadian currency broke with tradition.
More from our Q&A with Stephen Poloz:
- On trade: ‘No one wins a trade war. Everybody loses.’
- On the economy: ‘It’s not time to call out the band’
- On housing: The Bank of Canada’s muddled message on house prices