Inflation fighter named Bank of Canada No. 2

W. Paul Jenkins, a deputy governor at the Bank of Canada who has spoken of the need to maintain central bank credibility on inflation control, was named the central bank's senior deputy on Wednesday.

Source: Reuters

Paul Jenkins, named on Wednesday as senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada, is a veteran economist with a reputation as a pragmatic inflation fighter.

"We had 20 years of inflation averaging 7.5 percent in this country, and we are on a very good track now," Jenkins, who joined