May 12, 2022 17:07 GMT
- “It’s not the Bank’s role to comment on political debates,” spokesman Paul Badertscher told reporters Thursday. “Governor Macklem was appointed by the Bank’s board of directors with the approval of the Governor in Council (federal cabinet) for a seven-year period and his term runs until June 2027."
- Pierre Poilievre, a front-runner in the Conservative leadership vote set for September, said in a debate Wednesday he would replace Macklem if he wins the next election
- Liberals are set to govern into 2025 under an agreement with the NDP to control a minority Parliament