With special guest, Stephen Poloz, Special Advisor at Osler, and Former Governor of the Bank of Canada.

Please join us as we celebrate the grant and scholarship award recipients; honour our Outgoing Chair Lawrence Soloway and welcome our new Chair Sandy Pollack, as well as Incoming and Outgoing Board members.

 Desserts, refreshments and Scotch to be served.

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Contact: Solange Ashe at sashe@jewishottawa.com or 613-798-4696 x252

Stephen Poloz is a renowned economist with nearly 40 years of experience in financial markets, forecasting, and economic policy, including 35 years in the public sector. 

Prior to joining Osler, Stephen was the 9th Governor of the Bank of Canada, Canada’s central bank. Stephen was Governor of the Bank for seven years after having previously spent 14 years there during 1981-95 occupying a range of increasingly senior positions. 

Stephen is also the author of The Next Age of Uncertainty: How the World Can Adapt to a Riskier Future that maps out the powerful economic forces that are shaping our future and the ideas that will allow us to master them. 

Prior to joining the Bank of Canada, Stephen spent 14 years at Export Development Canada, as Chief Economist (1999-2008), Head of Lending (2008-2011) and finally as President and CEO (2011-2013). 

He also spent four years at BCA Research, where he was Managing Editor of the International Bank Credit Analyst, one of their flagship publications. 

At Osler, Stephen provides clients with his significant expertise and strategic guidance regarding the financial system, trade, and economic policy both domestically and on a global scale.