July 4, 2022
The Economy, Plain and Simple
October 7, 2020
Learning and earningThe payoffs of higher education
August 25, 2020
Our COVID-19 response: Large-scale asset purchasesThe 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.
July 6, 2020
A road map to payment systemsYour money on the move
June 30, 2020
Our COVID-19 response: Navigating diverse economic impactsThe pandemic and related measures to control the spread of the virus have deeply affected Canadians and the Canadian economy. The impacts have been different across sectors and regions. The economic recovery will also vary across the country as local economies start to reopen.
June 29, 2020
Our COVID-19 response: Supporting operationsWhen the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic became clear, the Bank moved quickly to adapt its internal operations and support business continuity in our financial system.
June 10, 2020
Our COVID-19 response: Keeping markets liquidWhen the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada, the Bank of Canada acted quickly. We needed to make sure the financial system worked well enough that credit could continue to flow. That meant addressing shortages of liquidity in financial markets—the backbone for lending and borrowing in the economy.
May 27, 2020
What’s behind your mortgage rateHere’s what determines the interest rate on your mortgage—and why that rate can go up and down.
May 22, 2020
Our COVID-19 response: Policy actionsIn the days and weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic came to Canada, the Bank of Canada has been taking action to ensure our economy and financial system are weathering the unprecedented shock of the shutdown.
March 6, 2020
Under the microscopeEvaluating our approach to monetary policy