By Nojoud Al Mallees THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- Governments looking to provide inflation relief to Canadians should choose measures that are well-targeted and temporary, says Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem. At a House of Commons committee meeting Wednesday, Conservative MP Adam Chambers asked the governor which of two options is a better way to deliver relief without fuelling inflation: direct transfers to low-income Canadians or energy relief packages. In response, the governor said targeted and temporary measures fuel inflation less than broad-based ones. “Policies aimed at mitigating the effects of inflation on citizens really need to be targeted, targeted on the most vulnerable, and temporary, temporary while this is an inflation problem,” Macklem said. The federal government along with provincial governments have responded to high inflation with measures aimed
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