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  • February 27, 2001

    Fall Consultations - 2000: Summary of Comments

    As it has done in the Fall of previous years, the Department of Finance jointly with the Bank of Canada held consultations with market participants on issues relating to the design and operation of government debt programs in 2001-2002.
    Content Type(s): Press, Announcements
  • February 20, 2001

    Governor underlines Bank of Canada's ongoing commitment to good economic performance

    In highlighting the Bank's commitment to contribute to the economic well-being of Canadians, Mr. Dodge said that the Bank must continue to "conduct monetary policy so as to promote sustained economic growth, create conditions conducive to rising investment, employment, and incomes, and encourage a more stable macroeconomic environment." He stressed that the best contribution monetary policy can make to such an outcome is "to keep future inflation low, stable, and predictable."
    Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases
  • February 20, 2001

    The Bank of Canada and Monetary Policy: Future Directions

    Remarks David Dodge Toronto Board of Trade Toronto, Ontario
    There are three main issues I want to address publicly as I begin my term: the Bank's contribution to good economic performance; the Bank's contribution to promoting financial stability, both nationally and internationally; and the importance of open and frank dialogue with business, labour, and the general public.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • February 6, 2001

    Release of the Monetary Policy Report Update

    Opening Statement David Dodge
    This morning, we released our Update to last November's Monetary Policy Report. This Update was completed at the time of the Bank Rate announcement on 23 January. It presents the analysis on which we based our decision to reduce the Bank Rate by 25 basis points.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

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