Press

  • February 22, 2007

    Adjusting to Economic Change

    Remarks Sheryl Kennedy Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    The past five years have indeed been a period of great and relatively rapid economic change, both here in Saskatchewan and across the country. In my remarks today, I'd like to describe this change and discuss its significance to our economic well-being.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • February 20, 2007

    Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

    Remarks Paul Jenkins Standing Senate Committee on National Finance Ottawa, Ontario
    The preamble of this bill addresses some very important issues: the need for Canadians to trust in the management of the public purse, and the importance of openness and accountability. I can assure you that the Bank of Canada takes these issues very seriously.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • February 15, 2007

    Temporary measures to reinforce the target for the overnight rate

    On 9 March 2006, the Bank of Canada announced temporary measures to reinforce its target for the overnight rate. Specifically, the Bank announced that it would reduce the target for settlement balances to zero and, on a temporary basis, no longer commit to neutralizing all of the Sale and Repurchase Agreements (SRAs) conducted.
    Content Type(s): Press, Market Notices
  • February 6, 2007

    Promoting Stability, Confidence and Well-being

    Remarks David Longworth Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Waterloo, Ontario
    The strengths of the twin cities - in research, advanced manufacturing, and information technology, among other sectors - are well known. Less well known, perhaps, is the region's success in responding effectively to changes in the world economy.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches
  • February 1, 2007

    Opening Statement before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

    Remarks David Dodge House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
    Our interest in income trusts relates to the efficient functioning and health of Canada's financial system. A safe and efficient financial system is essential to Canada's economic well-being. The Bank of Canada works with other government agencies, as well as market participants, to promote the safe and efficient functioning of the financial system.
    Content Type(s): Press, Speeches

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