May 12, 2022 20:05 GMT
- "The independence of the Bank of Canada from the government of the day is a really important principle that ensures the stability and the good reputation of Canada in international economic circles," Justin Trudeau told reporters Thursday
- "We have a responsibility to be there to support Canadians. The Bank of Canada has a responsibility to fight inflation. We do that independently of each other but we can do it in a way that does result in better outcomes"
- Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre on Wed called for Gov Macklem to be replaced, accusing him of mishandling inflation and financing govt deficits