Change theme
Change theme

Canadian economic activity remains strong, and employment is robust. The Bank is forecasting growth of about 4¼% in 2022, easing to 3¼% in 2023.

What you need to know about the Bank of Canada’s assessment of the Canadian economy.

Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, begins quantitative tightening

The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1%, with the Bank Rate at 1¼% and the deposit rate at 1%.

Press Conference: Monetary Policy Report – April 2022

Release of the Monetary Policy Report — Press conference by Governor Tiff Macklem and Carolyn Rogers, Senior Deputy Governor (11:00 (ET) approx.).

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Governor Tiff Macklem discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.