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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz appears before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday June 6, 2013.
Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz appears before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday June 6, 2013.
(Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Sean Silcoff

Meet the UnCarney: Steady-handed Poloz no economic high priest

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Stephen Poloz used his first public appearance as Bank of Canada Governor Thursday to establish that he is like his predecessor Mark Carney in one very important way – but very much unlike him in another.