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Demographic Factors Affecting Infrastructure Investment

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Toward a Canadian Sustainability Standards Board Financial Sector Dialogue

GRI was pleased to host Edward Waitzer, the chair of the Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada (IRCSS), who shared the committee’s recommendation to form a Canadian Sustainability Standard Board (CSSB) with financial sector stakeholders and sought their feedback and perspectives. Sonia Baxendale, GRI’s President and CEO, and member of the IRCSS observed […]

Monetary Policy in Transition: Impacts and Risks of the Bank of Canada’s Policy Normalization

GRI was pleased to have hosted Christopher Ragan and Warren Lovely in a discussion on the macroeconomic risks that Canada currently faces. Prof Ragan (McGill) started off the webinar with his views on the Canadian economy's current inflation situation. He sees four causes for the inflationary pressure: supply chain constraints, pent-up demand, unleashed expectations, increase […]

A Deeper Dive into Assessing Inflation in Goods and Asset Markets

GRI hosted Derek Holt, Vice President and Head of Capital Markets Economics at Scotiabank, who provided an in-depth assessment of Canada’s inflation and its expected path in 2022 and beyond. Derek began his presentation with an overview of how the massive monetary support of the Bank of Canada (BoC) and other central banks was essential during […]

Macroeconomic Lessons from the Pandemic

Stéfane Marion, Chief Economist and Strategist at National Bank of Canada, provided a thought-provoking presentation and Q&A on macroeconomic lessons from the pandemic. Stéfane began by highlighting that the world is experiencing the highest geopolitical uncertainty since the Iraq invasion that is fundamentally impacting economic policies and financial asset evaluations. Current economic data show selected stagflation […]