Robert McLister·General·December 16, 2013Hawkish Hawkish means favouring higher interest rates. The Bank of Canada typically gets hawkish if inflation threatens to exceed the Bank’s target. Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.