Tag: Governors

Trump vows to push governors to reopen schools as pandemic surges

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would pressure state governors to open schools in the fall, despite a surge in coronavirus cases across the country that have prompted some local officials to pause or scale back reopening plans. Speaking at a White House event to discuss reopening of schools, Trump, who…

Bank of Canada announces finalists for the fifth annual Governor’s Challenge

The Bank of Canada has announced the five finalist teams in the 2019-20 edition of The Governor’s Challenge, a competition where university students simulate the role of advisor to the Bank’s Governing Council. Congratulations to: University of British Columbia, coached by Jonathan Graves and Michael Devereux University of Calgary, coached by Paul Serletis Lakehead University,…

Bank of Canada announces finalists for the fourth annual Governor’s Challenge

The Bank of Canada today announced the five finalist teams in the 2018–19 edition of The Governor’s Challenge, a competition where university students simulate the role of advisor to the Bank’s Governing Council. Congratulations to: University of Alberta, coached by Malik Shukayev and Max Sties University of British Columbia, coached by Viktoria Hnatkovska…

Bank of Canada announces recipients of 2018 Fellowship and Governor’s awards

The Bank of Canada is pleased to announce that Stephen D. Williamson of Western University and Peter F. Christoffersen of the University of Toronto are the 2018 recipients of the Bank’s Fellowship Award. Professor Williamson is an expert in macroeconomics and monetary policy. He holds Western’s Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking, which…