We provide funds-management services for the Government of Canada, ourselves and other clients.
Direct participants in Canada’s designated payment systems
To facilitate the implementation of monetary policy and support domestic financial stability, we provide certain banking services (such as settlement account and collateral services) to direct participants in Canada’s designated payment systems.
Certain federal Crown corporations
To support the stability of the Canadian financial system, we provide Canadian-dollar cash accounts and securities accounts to certain federal Crown corporations.
Central banks and official international financial organizations
We provide Canadian-dollar operating accounts, securities accounts for the settlement and custody of securities, and gold safekeeping to foreign central banks and official international financial organizations.
Bank of Canada
We manage the investments and liabilities that are reported on our own balance sheet, as well as the investments held by the Bank’s pension fund (which are held and maintained in a pension trust separate from the Bank).
Digital currencies and fintech
Learn more about our ongoing work on digital currencies. This includes research on a Canadian central bank digital currency (CBDC) and on financial technology (fintech).