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With each public appearance, we are learning more about the new Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, and how he differs from his predecessor, Mark Carney. As Mr. Poloz presided over his first major monetary policy decision Wednesday – announcing the overnight lending rate will remain at 1 per cent to support the chronically tepid economy – it was evident the bank’s major policy orientation hasn’t changed. But the message and messenger are indeed different – and arguably more suited to the period of slow and uncertain economic recovery over which Mr. Poloz will preside.