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MNI BRIEF: Freeland Confident In BOC Amid Global Inflation

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Canadian finance minister underscores her confidence in the BOC's independent work.

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Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday she's confident in the independent work of the national central bank. Freedland spoke after a leading opposition lawmaker said Governor Tiff Macklem should be fired.

Speaking on a call with reporters from a G7 meeting in Germany, Freeland referenced a global jump in prices linked to things such as the Ukraine war and said the independence of the central bank has served Canada well for decades.

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Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday she's confident in the independent work of the national central bank. Freedland spoke after a leading opposition lawmaker said Governor Tiff Macklem should be fired.

Speaking on a call with reporters from a G7 meeting in Germany, Freeland referenced a global jump in prices linked to things such as the Ukraine war and said the independence of the central bank has served Canada well for decades.

Keep reading...Show less