March 17, 2004 The Bank of Canada Issues New $100 Bank Notes
The Bank of Canada today officially put into circulation Canada's new $100 bank notes. The new notes will be distributed and become available across the country over the next two weeks.
The Bank of Canada today announced that Professor René Garcia, of the Université de Montréal, is the recipient of the Bank's Fellowship award for research for 2004.
March 3, 2004 Bank of Canada Announces Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for Counterfeiting Deterrence
The Bank of Canada today announced the creation of a Law Enforcement Award of Excellence that will be presented annually to a police officer who demonstrates outstanding commitment and initiative in the fight against bank note counterfeiting.
March 2, 2004 Bank of Canada lowers target for the overnight rate by 1/4 percentage point to 2 1/4 per cent
The Bank of Canada today announced that it is lowering its target for the overnight rate by one-quarter of one percentage point to 2 1/4 per cent. The operating band for the overnight rate is correspondingly lowered, and the Bank Rate is now 2 1/2 per cent.