CABE Virtual Conference: Fiscal and Monetary Policy Anchors in an Era of Global Excess Savings

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Wednesday 07 October 2020, 13:00 - 14:30


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The Impact of the Pandemic on the Economy

In lieu of our annual conference held in Kingston each summer, CABE will be running a series of webinars over a period of several weeks, beginning August 25th.  The theme for this year's virtual conference is The Impact of the Pandemic on the Economy.

We kicked off our virtual conference with a fabulous keynote speaker. Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, spoke on "Perceived Inflation and Reality: Understanding the Difference". You can view the recording here on the Bank of Canada's website.

NEW!  We will wrap up the virtual conference series with David Dodge as the final keynote speaker.

If you are not a member, now is a great time to join CABE. For only $160 you can become a national member and get free access to all of CABE’s webinars.  National members can also access slides and videos of our virtual conference webinars. Visit become a member for more information. You can purchase a CABE membership by clicking here.

Registration is required for each webinar in order to receive the login information.


The Pandemic and What it Means for the West
  • Gary Mar, President, Canada West Foundation

Sept. 16, 1pm ET
Demographic Scenarios and Housing Impacts
  • Kevin Hughes, Senior Specialist, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • Andrew Scott, Senior Analyst, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • Braden Batch, Senior Analyst, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Organized by TABE

Sept. 24, 1pm ET
Sustainable Fiscal Policy Post-Covid-19
  • Michael Horgan, Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones

Sept. 30, 1pm ET

Fiscal and Monetary Policy Anchors in an Era of Global Excess Savings

David Dodge
Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones

Oct. 7, 1:00pm ET

During a distinguished career in the federal public service, Dr. David Dodge had a number of increasingly senior positions at the Department of Finance, including that of G-7 Deputy, and was Deputy Minister of Finance from 1992 to 1997. In that role, he served as a member of the Bank of Canada's Board of Directors.

In 1998 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Health, a position he held until his appointment as Governor of the Bank of Canada.

Mr. Dodge, appointed Governor of the Bank of Canada, effective 1 February 2001 for a term of seven years, retired on 31 January 2008.

A native of Toronto, Mr. Dodge received a bachelor's degree (honours) from Queen's University, and a PhD in economics from Princeton.



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Event Details


National Members:  $0
Local Members:  $20
Non-Members:  $50
Student Members:  $10

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We look forward to connecting with you at these events!

Bonnie Lemcke
President of CABE