For the third time in a row the Western Economics alumni pool has been tapped to fill the Senior Deputy Governor position at the Bank of Canada. Carolyn Wilkins (M.A. 1988), currently an Advisor to Governor Stephen Poloz (Ph.D. 1982), has been appointed for a seven-year term beginning May 2, 2014. Wilkins joined the Bank in 2001. In her new post she will oversee the Bank’s strategic planning and operations and share responsibility for the conduct of monetary policy as a member of the Bank's Governing Council.