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October 15, 2018 Business Outlook Survey—Autumn 2018

Responses to the autumn Business Outlook Survey indicate that near-term business prospects continue to be robust. Strong demand and elevated capacity pressures support firms’ investment and employment intentions.

October 15, 2018 Senior Loan Officer Survey—Third Quarter of 2018

Household lending conditions were almost unchanged this quarter, while competition for corporate borrowers continues to drive an easing in business lending conditions.

October 10, 2018 Bank of Canada launches new program to foster collaboration with innovators

The Bank of Canada is looking for partners in the private sector and academia to experiment with digital tools and technology, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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October 4, 2018 Bank of Canada partners with Canadian Foundation for Economic Education to launch new website

Today, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz welcomed students and teachers to the Bank of Canada Museum for the launch of Money and Monetary Policy in Canada.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases

October 1, 2018 Decrypting “Crypto”

Remarks Timothy Lane Haskayne School of Business - University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta
Deputy Governor Timothy Lane discusses the Bank of Canada’s research and responses to public interest in cryptocurrencies.

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Schedule of Key Interest Rate Announcements and Monetary Policy Report

Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.


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