15 April 2015 Monetary Policy Report - April 2015Real GDP in Canada is expected to grow by 1.9 per cent in 2015 and 2.5 per cent in 2016 and by 2.0 per cent in 2017.
6 April 2015 Business Outlook Survey - Spring 2015In the spring Business Outlook Survey, lower oil prices continue to dampen the overall sales outlook of firms, weighing on investment and hiring intentions. However, a majority of businesses are benefiting from the strong economic outlook in the United States and the boost in competitiveness from the weaker Canadian dollar.
6 April 2015 Senior Loan Officer Survey - First-Quarter 2015The survey results indicate that, overall, business-lending conditions were broadly unchanged during the first quarter of 2015, but tightened for the oil and gas sector.”
27 March 2015 Annual Report 2014In 2014, inflation remained very close to target, the economy grew at a reasonable pace and there was no material increase in financial stability risks. Nonetheless, the economy still struggled against significant global headwinds. The 2014 Annual Report highlights the Bank of Canada’s key activities and achievements over the year, including a message from Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Management’s Discussion and Analysis, and the 2014 Financial Statements.
21 January 2015 Monetary Policy Report - January 2015Economic growth in Canada is expected to average 2.1 per cent in 2015 and 2.4 per cent in 2016, with a return to full capacity around the end of 2016.
U.S. retail food price increases in recent years may seem large in nominal terms, but after adjusting for inflation have been quite modest even after the change in U.S. biofuel policies in 2006. In contrast, increases in the real prices of corn, soybeans, wheat and rice received by U.S. farmers have been more substantial and can be linked in part to increases in the real price of oil.