December 20, 2000 The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada announced today that, pursuant to Section 6 of the Bank of Canada Act, it has appointed David Dodge as Governor of the Bank of Canada for a seven-year term, effective 1 February 2001.
December 5, 2000 The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining the Bank Rate at 6 per cent. The operating band for the overnight rate is unchanged, and the Bank’s target for the overnight rate remains at 5 3/4 per cent.
December 4, 2000
Bank of Canada Governor concludes that a floating exchange rate regime continues to make sense for CanadaIn a speech to the Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen reviewed the different sides of the argument with respect to a floating exchange rate regime, and concluded that a floating currency continues to make sense for Canada.