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Incoming Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz, right, sits with Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty during a photo-op in the Prime Minister’s office on June 3, 2013.
Incoming Governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz, right, sits with Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty during a photo-op in the Prime Minister’s office on June 3, 2013.
(Dave Chan For The Globe and Mail)

Want a Bank of Canada conspiracy? Look who appointed Poloz

Everyone likes a good political conspiracy. So when finance ministers start saying they wouldn’t mind a weaker dollar, and then central bankers come out with policy statements that point the currency downhill and give it a hard shove, it takes all of about five seconds for someone to yell “political interference!”