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Banks and federally chartered trust and loan companies are required to transfer to the Bank of Canada all unclaimed bank balances maintained in Canada in Canadian currency that have been inactive for a period of 10 years.
Real GDP growth is projected to average around 2 1/2 per cent over the next year before slowing to around 2 per cent in 2016.
Our currency has come a long way. And it’s going even further. The new polymer notes look and feel quite different, but they’re a good change for Canadians. They are highly secure, durable and innovative.
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Understanding and monitoring e-money products is an important part of the Bank of Canada’s research agenda.
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Bank of Canada exchange rates are nominal quotations — not buying or selling rates — and are intended for statistical or analytical purposes.
The Bank carefully monitors changes in credit conditions, the money supply, financial system liquidity, as well as in other credit-market indicators.
Canada's flexible exchange rate permits us to pursue an independent monetary policy suited to the needs of our own economy and acts as a "shock absorber." More information: