What can post-secondary students learn from
Poloz, who is originally from
* Retracing the historical importance of
* Openness in trade, investment and immigration.
* Innovation and the quest for economic progress.
“Protectionism does not promote growth and the cost is steep,” said Poloz, emphasizing that
Prior to a post-speech news conference, Poloz took questions from the audience, including one from third-year Political Science student Diego Garcia.
Garcia asked about the student job market and its relation to the
“We can see the forces working; they're just acting more slowly than they have in past cycles,” said Poloz. He went on to reassure Garcia that, “as we watch them unfold we will see the economy use up its excess capacity and inflation will be stable there, and there will be jobs for the new grads.”
During the press conference, Poloz said students should focus on broadening their horizons. “When you're going to school today you need to be thinking about learning how to learn–that is, learning tools instead of simply specific subjects, which may or may not carry you through your entire life.”
The event helped celebrate the 150th anniversary of
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