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Bank of Canada Address: Carolyn Rogers Senior Deputy Governor

Tuesday, May 3rd 2022
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto, ON

Bank of Canada Address: Carolyn Rogers Senior Deputy Governor

WCM is hosting Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers of the Bank of Canada for a luncheon. This is the first public speech delivered by Carolyn Rogers as Senior Deputy Governor and the first public speech by a Governing Council member delivered in person since March 2020.

WCM members can choose to attend the event either in person or online. Both types of attendees can submit a question for the audience Q&A.

Event Topic
Crises put public institutions to the ultimate test, when decisions are taken amidst great uncertainty and under significant time pressures. Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers will discuss how the Bank of Canada’s operational independence and public accountability help promote Canada’s economic and financial welfare. She will also talk about the importance of building trust with those we serve—in times of relative normalcy, as well as during shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic.

11:30 AM -12:00 PM: Registration 
12:00 PM -  12:45 PM: Plated lunch
12:45 PM -  1:30 PM: Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers speech with moderated Q&A 

*COVID-19 Notes:

  • The in-person portion of this event is conditional to Toronto's local public health unit and Bank of Canada guidelines permitting in-person gathering like they currently do.
  • This is a mask-friendly environment. Masks will not be enforced, but you are welcome to wear one if you feel more comfortable. The venue will be taking all precautions instructed by the province to ensure all guests' safety.

Individual Tickets: $220
Table of 8: $1,760.00
Virtual: Free. Link will be distributed closer to the event date

​Carolyn Rogers

Senior Deputy Governor

Carolyn Rogers was appointed Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in December 2021 for a seven-year term.

Prior to her appointment, Ms. Rogers served as Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. From 2016 to 2019, she was Assistant Superintendent, Regulation Sector at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, where she was responsible for policy-related functions.

Ms. Rogers was Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Institutions Commission of British Columbia from 2010 to 2016, and she chaired the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators and the Canadian Credit Union Prudential Supervisors’ Association.

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