As noted in the Debt Management Strategy for 2014-15, the Government of Canada has been engaged in the assessment of potential benefits of issuing bonds with a maturity of 50 years. Today, the Government of Canada announced that it is considering issuing a bond with a maturity of 50 years through the process of syndication in the near future, subject to favourable market conditions.

For further information, please contact:


Assistant Director
Funds Management and Banking Department
Bank of Canada
613 782-7836


Chief
Financial Markets Division
Department of Finance
613 992-6116

Media:


Bank of Canada
613 782-8782