Carolyn Wilkins announces departure from the Bank of Canada

L to R: Carolyn Wilkins and Stephen Poloz
Carolyn Wilkins (left) with former governor Stephen Poloz
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Carolyn Wilkins will not seek a second term as the Bank of Canada’s senior deputy governor, it announced on September 17.

The news comes less than four months after the appointment of Tiff Macklem as governor in succession to Stephen Poloz. Wilkins has been the Bank of Canada’s senior deputy governor since May 2014, where she had almost two decades’ service. Several observers had regarded her as a likely successor to Polloz before Macklem’s appointment.

“It has been a great honour and

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