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2 May 2016 Bank of Canada designates Automated Clearing Settlement System under the Payment Clearing and Settlement Act

The Governor of the Bank of Canada has designated, effective 2 May 2016, the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS) for oversight under the Payment Clearing and Settlement Act (PCSA) as a clearing and settlement system that has the potential to pose payments system risk.
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29 April 2016 Independent Advisory Council announces candidates for the 2018 bank note featuring an iconic Canadian woman

The Bank of Canada today announced that the 2018 bank note independent Advisory Council has narrowed to 12 names the list of iconic Canadian women who could be featured on the first bank note of the next series.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases

26 April 2016 A New Balance Point: Global Trade, Productivity and Economic Growth

Remarks Stephen S. Poloz Investment Industry Association of Canada and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association New York, New York
Governor Stephen S. Poloz talks about slowing international trade growth and the implications for productivity and the global economy.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

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CAD/USD Noon Rate - Past 3 months

2016-05-05: 1 CAD = 0.7780 USD

Schedule of Key Interest Rate Announcements and Monetary Policy Report

Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.

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