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January 10, 2018 Bank of Canada announces 2017–18 scholarship recipients

The Bank of Canada is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of its Scholarship and Work Placement Program for Indigenous students and students with disabilities.
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January 8, 2018 Business Outlook Survey - Winter 2017–18

Business sentiment in the winter Business Outlook Survey remains positive: the sales outlook is still healthy, despite some moderation. At the same time, capacity and labour pressures are becoming more apparent and are stimulating firms’ employment and investment plans.

January 8, 2018 Senior Loan Officer Survey - Fourth Quarter of 2017

Survey results suggest that overall business-lending conditions eased slightly in the fourth quarter. This marks the first time that lending conditions have eased since the oil price shock of 2014.

December 14, 2017 Three Things Keeping Me Awake at Night

Remarks Stephen S. Poloz Canadian Club Toronto Toronto, Ontario
Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses his long-term economic preoccupations now that the Canadian economy has nearly completed its journey home.

December 14, 2017 Economy making solid progress, but more work to be done, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz says

The Canadian economy has made excellent progress during 2017, but there is still important work to be done on several longer-term issues, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today.
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Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.


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