Canadian Fixed-Income Forum

The Canadian Fixed-Income Forum (CFIF) is a group set up by the Bank of Canada to facilitate the sharing of information between market participants and the Bank on the Canadian fixed-income market. You can find what we do and how we're organized, related market notices as well as our members. We also provide a list of our meetings.

What We Do

The Canadian Fixed-Income Forum (Forum) is a senior level industry-wide committee established by the Bank of Canada to discuss developments in fixed-income market structure and functioning, market practices, and related policy issues. The goals of the Forum are to:

  • enhance the efficiency and resilience of the Canadian fixed-income market;
  • improve the quality, clarity and market-wide understanding of Canadian fixed-income trading practices;
  • evaluate and propose changes to market infrastructure;
  • communicate any recommendations and analysis to oversight authorities, regulators, industry groups and other market participants as needed.

The Forum will not discuss monetary policy or policy issues directly relating to the size and distribution of the federal government’s debt programme which are covered through other fora.

Market Notices

Meetings

January 29, 2020

CFIF Meeting (January 29, 2020)

Agenda Time: 15:30–18:00Location: 150 King St West, 20th floor, Toronto Items Time 1. Recent bond market developments and near-term outlook or issues 2019 year-end developments 2020 outlook Role of trading platforms 90 min 2. International developments/work 10 min 3. CARR update 10 min 4. Initiatives to enhance GoC market functioning 20 min 5. 2020 CFIF […]
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Membership

Bank of Canada


Toni Gravelle

Deputy Governor
Bank of Canada
Co-Chair

Toni Gravelle

Jim Byrd

RBC Capital Markets
Co-Chair


Market Representatives

Barbara Lambert

Addenda Capital

Sandra Lau

Alberta Investment Management Corporation

Brian D’Costa

Algonquin Capital

John McArthur

Bank of America Securities

Mike Fisher

BMO Capital Markets

Chris Beauchemin

British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

Roger Casgrain

Casgrain & Company Limited

Karl Wildi

CIBC World Markets

Martin Bellefeuille

Desjardins Securities

Philippe Ouellette

Fiera Capital

Daniel Bergen

The Canada Life Assurance Company

Graeme Robertson

Phillips, Hager and North Investment Services

Greg Moore

Toronto Dominion Bank

CARR

The Canadian Alternative Reference Rate Working Group (CARR) was created to identify and seek to develop a new term risk-free Canadian dollar interest rate benchmark.

Contact CFIF

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