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Governor of the Bank of Canada shows his Queen’s colours

  • Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz
    Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, delivers the Chancellor David Dodge Lecture in Public Finance, entitled “Today’s Labour Market and the Future of Work.”
  • Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz
    Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, holds up the newly-unveiled $10 bill featuring civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond.
  • Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz
    Queen's students, staff and faculty members fill BMO Atrium at Smith School of Business as Stephen Poloz delivers the Chancellor David Dodge Lecture in Public Finance.
  • Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz
    Queen's faculty and administration members listen as Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, speaks at BMO Atrium in Goodes Hall on Tuesday, March 13.
  • Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz
    Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz answers a question during a media conference as Bank of Canada Media Relations Consultant Rebecca Ryall looks on.

Donning the Queen’s jacket he wore during his student days, Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz (Artsci’78), delivered the Chancellor David Dodge Lecture in Public Finance on Tuesday, March 13 at the BMO Atrium at Smith School of Business.

Back at his alma mater, Dr. Poloz spoke on “Today’s Labour Market and the Future of Work,” fielded a number of questions and took part in a series of events where he met with students, faculty, and administration.

Dr. Poloz earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Queen’s. He is the third Queen’s graduate to hold the central bank’s top job. Chancellor Emeritus Dodge (Arts’65, LLD’02) served as governor from 2001 to 2008, and Gerald Bouey (Arts’48, LLD’81) headed the bank from 1973 to 1987.