Today, the Summary of Comments - 2011-12 Debt Management Strategy Consultations is being published on the Bank of Canada's website in conjunction with the release of the government's Debt Management Strategy for 2011-12 on the Department of Finance's website.

In the autumn of 2010, officials from the Department of Finance and the Bank of Canada sought the views of government securities distributors, institutional investors and other interested parties on issues related to the design and operation of the domestic Government of Canada debt program for 2011-12 and beyond.

Comments received during these consultations were taken into consideration in developing the Debt Management Strategy for 2011-12.

The Bank of Canada and the Department of Finance would like to thank all parties for the comments they provided during the consultation process.

For further information, please contact:

Marc Larson
Assistant Director
Funds Management and Banking Department
Bank of Canada
613 782-7836

Marie-Josée Lambert
Chief, Debt Management Policy
Financial Markets Division
Department of Finance
613 992-6116