Monetary Policy Report - April 2013

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Following growth of 1.8 per cent in 2012, the Canadian economy is expected to grow by 1.5 per cent in 2013, 2.8 percent in 2014 and 2.7 in 2015, and to reach full capacity in mid-2015, later than anticipated in the January Report.

MPR Summary - April 2013

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent.

Release of the Monetary Policy Report

Press conference following the release of the Monetary Policy Report.

Monetary Policy Report - Press Conference (Video) - April 2013

Release of the Monetary Policy Report - (Videocast) Press conference by Governor Mark Carney and Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem.

Monetary Policy Report - Press Conference (Audio) - April 2013

Release of the Monetary Policy Report - (Audiocast) Press conference by Governor Mark Carney and Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem.