November 13, 2019
September 10, 2019
Debt Management Strategy Consultations – 2020-21The Department of Finance and the Bank of Canada are seeking the views of government securities distributors, institutional investors, and other interested parties on issues related to the design and operation of the Government of Canada’s domestic debt program for 2020-21 and beyond.
August 21, 2019
Expansion of Term Repo Operations for balance sheet management purposes
As part of the regular management of the Bank of Canada’s (Bank) balance sheet, the Bank acquires assets to offset its liabilities, which consists mainly of bank notes in circulation and government deposits.
August 20, 2019
Government of Canada Real Return Bond ConsultationsA consultation document on issues pertaining to the design and operation of the Real Return Bond program, prepared jointly by the Department of Finance (DoF) and the Bank of Canada (BoC), is being published today.
August 1, 2019
Changes to publication of interest rate statisticsEffective October 1, 2019, the Bank of Canada will no longer publish the monthly Chartered Bank Interest Rates. As well, the weekly rate will be relocated on our website.
July 29, 2019
Changes to Assets Eligible as Collateral under the Bank of Canada’s (the Bank) Standing Liquidity FacilityAs part of an ongoing review of the Bank’s collateral policy related to the Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF), the Bank is announcing two changes effective immediately. First, the Bank will introduce one new asset category (Other Public Sector), which combines the two previously-announced asset categories (Foreign Official Sector and Other Public Sector) into one category.
July 16, 2019
Results from the CARR Consultation on Enhancements to the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate AverageThis document provides a summary of consultation results on enhancements to the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average.
March 27, 2019
Release of the 2018 Bank of Canada FMI Oversight Activities Annual ReportThe Bank of Canada today published the Bank of Canada Oversight Activities for Financial Market Infrastructures 2018 Annual Report (the Report) on its oversight of payment clearing and settlement systems, which are also known as financial market infrastructures (FMIs).
March 19, 2019
Summary of Comments – 2019-20 Debt Management Strategy ConsultationsToday, the 2019-20 Debt Management Strategy Consultations Summary is being published in conjunction with the release of the Government of Canada’s Debt Management Strategy for 2019-20.
February 26, 2019
Bank of Canada publishes the Canadian Alternative Reference Rate Working Group’s Consultation Paper on Proposed Enhancements to the Canadian Dollar Overnight Repo Rate Average (CORRA)The Bank of Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Alternative Reference Rate Working Group (CARR), has published a consultation on proposed enhancements to the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average (CORRA) risk-free interest-rate benchmark.