We are Canada's central bank. We work to preserve the value of money by keeping inflation low and stable.
8 December 2016 Viola Desmond chosen as the Bank NOTE-able woman to be featured on new $10 bank noteGovernor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu today announced that Viola Desmond will be featured on a new $10 bank note, expected in late 2018.
8 December 2016 Engaging Canadians: a #bankNOTEable processGovernor Poloz, with Ministers Morneau and Hadju, announces the #bankNOTEable woman.
7 December 2016 Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per centThe Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/4 per cent.
1 December 2016 Bank of Canada announces details of forthcoming changes to its published foreign exchange rate dataThe Bank of Canada today announced a final list of the 26 foreign currency exchange rates that it will continue to publish after 1 March 2017.
Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.