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The International Monetary Fund recently re-ignited the debate over corporate Canada hoarding cash, a criticism first levelled two years ago by then-Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney.

In March, the IMF reported that Canadian companies have been accumulating cash reserves faster than any other member of the G7. Statistics Canada estimated the size of the cash hoard at $626-billion as of last year’s final quarter.

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