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November 20, 2018 Choosing the Best Monetary Policy Framework for Canada

Remarks Carolyn A. Wilkins McGill University Max Bell School of Public Policy Montréal, Quebec
Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses public policy issues around monetary policy frameworks and how those issues have become more complex in the post-global financial crisis world.

November 19, 2018 New vertical $10 bank note featuring iconic Canadian Viola Desmond now in circulation

The Bank of Canada today issued the new vertical $10 bank note featuring the portrait of social justice icon Viola Desmond, during a ceremony at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg.
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November 19, 2018 Launch of New $10 Note

Governor Poloz speaks at the launch of Canada’s new vertical $10 note.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches Topic(s): Bank notes

November 14, 2018 Bank of Canada launches digital hub for promoting a stable and efficient financial system

Today the Bank of Canada launched the Financial System Hub, a dedicated space on the Bank’s website for timely analysis and research on financial stability issues.
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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