The role of the Senate in Canada’s political system

The role of senators, now appointed independently of governing parties, has evolved over time. Clément Gignac tells us about the many roles he plays in the Senate, and even reveals some unexpected aspects of this little-known profession. A seasoned economist, he also comments briefly on Canada’s current monetary policy.

About

Sébastien has nearly 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors. In addition to his roles as Chief Strategist and Senior Economist, he is an iAGAM portfolio manager and a member of the firm’s Asset Allocation Committee. All of these roles allow him to put his passion for numbers, words, and communication to good use. Sébastien also acts as iA Financial Group’s spokesperson and guest speaker on economic and financial matters. Before joining iA in 2013, he held various economic roles at the Autorité des marchés financiers, Desjardins, and the Québec ministry of finance. He completed a master’s degree and doctoral studies in economics at Laval University and is a CFA charterholder.

Sébastien Mc Mahon and Clément Gignac

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