The Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada announced today that, starting in January 2018, Government Securities Distributors (GSDs) will no longer be required to submit weekly statistical reports via the Market Trade Reporting System (MTRS) operated by the Bank of Canada. The last weekly report to the MTRS will be for the week ending January 3, 2018. GSDs will continue to be required to submit their fixed-income trading activities (including repo transactions), in the required format as specified in Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) Rule 2800C to IIROC and the Bank of Canada via MTRS 2.0 (Market Trade Reporting System operated by IIROC) as outlined in the Standard Terms for Auctions of Government of Canada Securities