August 25, 2020 The Bank of Canada has taken many actions to support Canadians since the COVID-19 pandemic struck. These include large-scale asset purchases—buying a substantial amount of government bonds and other financial assets. Our purchases serve two purposes. They help key financial markets work properly, and they can help increase spending in the economy. This leads to more employment and stronger economic growth.
August 20, 2020 Deputy Governor Paul Beaudry speaks about Canada's transition to a lower-carbon economy in a virtual panel organized by the Victoria Forum.