Continued financing of government debt by the Bank of Canada poses significant economic risks

Editorial  |  May 18, 2021

Includes “The idea that the Bank of Canada can continue to finance government debt by printing money without a clear commitment to repayment, known as Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), poses enormous risks to the Canadian economy, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan, Canadian public policy think-tank. ‘Modern monetary theory is a pipe dream, and if the federal government and Bank of Canada go down this road, the damage to the Canadian economy could be substantial,’ said Steven Globerman.”

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