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Feds give $500K to project to promote northern mining at annual conference

VANCOUVER—The federal government is spending $ 500,000 to lure investors to develop untapped mineral resources in Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Yukon MP Larry Bagnell announced the initiative in Vancouver on Sunday on behalf of Melanie Joly, minister of economic development and official languages. The Yukon Mining Alliance will use the funding to showcase…

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Good morning. Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins and I are pleased to be here to answer your questions about today’s interest rate announcement and our Monetary Policy Report (MPR). Before turning to your questions, let me first offer some insight into Governing Council’s deliberations. Not surprisingly, the worsening global situation was the primary issue. Economic forecasts…

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Good morning. Thanks for coming out on this beautiful summer day. Governor Poloz and I are pleased to be here to answer your questions about today’s interest rate announcement and our Monetary Policy Report (MPR). Let me start by reviewing recent developments in the Canadian economy, before turning to key points from Governing Council’s deliberations.…