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Interest rates are about to go up in Canada — no, for real this time -

After almost a decade of warnings that never came to pass, it appears as though the Bank of Canada is ramping up to hike its benchmark interest rate — possibly as soon as next week. On July 12, Canada's central bank will announce its latest decision ...and more »

As Bank of Canada considers hiking rates, jobs numbers to offer a key economic update - The Globe and Mail

After Stephen Poloz's remarks during a CNBC interview on Wednesday, markets reflected a 68-per-cent probability of a rate hike on July 12, which is when the Bank of Canada will make its next interest rate announcement. Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN ...and more »

Upbeat BoC report boosts chance of rate hike - The Globe and Mail

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Canada, April 13, 2016. CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS. Barrie McKenna , Josh O'Kane and Rachelle Younglai. OTTAWA and TORONTO and TORONTO. Published June 30, 2017 Updated July 4 ...and more »

Poloz's Trouble With Inflation Expectations: Canada Eco Watch - Bloomberg

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz developed a reputation as a bit of a dove in his first couple of years on the job. Yet in hindsight, he could have been more accommodating with monetary policy. Even with two interest rate cuts in 2015, Poloz ...and more »