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October 16, 2017 Business Outlook Survey - Autumn 2017

Results from the autumn Business Outlook Survey point to continued positive business sentiment across the country, with business activity becoming entrenched. Firms’ prospects remain healthy, although several survey indicators have moderated from the strong summer results.

October 16, 2017 Senior Loan Officer Survey - Third Quarter of 2017

Survey results point to nearly unchanged overall business-lending conditions in the third quarter. This is the fifth consecutive quarter of unchanged overall conditions.

October 3, 2017 Seeking Gazelles in Polar Bear Country

Remarks Sylvain Leduc Sherbrooke Chamber of Commerce Sherbrooke, Quebec
Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc discusses the decline in firm creation and productivity in the Canadian economy.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

September 27, 2017 The Meaning of “Data Dependence”: An Economic Progress Report

Remarks Stephen S. Poloz St. John’s Board of Trade St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses how unknowns in Canada’s inflation outlook have made the Bank’s monetary policy particularly data dependent.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

September 27, 2017 Monetary policy data dependent given unknowns in inflation outlook, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz says

The Bank of Canada’s approach to monetary policy has become particularly data dependent, because of significant unknowns around the inflation outlook as the Canadian economy nears its potential, Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases

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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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