The Recession is Over! ROB Magazine profiles Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney

    Interview opportunities from the September Report on Business magazine

    TORONTO, Aug. 25 /CNW/ - If anyone in the nation's capital has celebrity
stature it's Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney. Youthful and energetic with
a disarming candor, Carney has emerged as Canada's leading figure on the
international stage during the economic crisis. He was the sole Canadian on
The Financial Times' list of "Fifty who will frame the way forward," writing
that "the youthful Mr. Carney continues the tradition of impressive Canadian
    Since his appointment in February 2008, Carney has been forced to
confront one white-knuckle decision after another. Believing that the
financial community overestimated the severity of the recession, Carney
announced in late July that the recession was over, forecasting a 3 per cent
growth for 2010. Writer Sinclair Stewart provides a rare view of Mark Carney
away from the stilted environs of central banking in the September issue of
Report on Business magazine, available Friday, August 28.

    Also in this issue,

    Save this City - Its days as Steeltown are finished, but can Hamilton see
its future? Only a few decades ago, Hamilton was home to a list of blue-chip
companies - Firestone, Westinghouse, Procter & Gamble, Levi Strauss - that
would make any city drool. Today, Hamilton's fortunes are very different.
Hamilton will have to focus more resources than ever before on quality of
life, so that the thousands of graduates turned out every year by local
colleges and university have reason to stay. Writer Trevor Cole investigates
the death of Steeltown, and how to foster the birth of something new for
Canada's ninth largest city.

    Reasons to Get Back to Work - The kids are back at school, the cottage
needs cleaning and your sunburn has started to peel. Summer may be over but
the fun doesn't have to end. With the return of happy hour, falling lobster
prices and Brooks Brothers' expansion into Canada, Report on Business writers
reveal the top fifteen reasons to want to spend more time at the office this

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