April 24, 2019 Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.
April 24, 2019 The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 ¾ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ per cent.
April 24, 2019 The Bank’s new forecast calls for real economic growth of 1.2 per cent this year, 2.1 per cent next year and 2.0 per cent in 2021.
April 15, 2019 Results from the spring Business Outlook Survey point to a moderation from previously high levels of domestic and foreign demand for firms in most regions. Investment and employment intentions remain positive.
April 15, 2019 Overall household lending conditions were once again unchanged this quarter. Although business lending conditions were unchanged overall, some marginal price easing was driven by corporate lending conditions.