July 26, 2021
July 20, 2021 To provide support for the upcoming introduction of the Lynx payment system, the Bank of Canada is announcing changes to the Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF) Collateral Policy that will be effective July 26, 2021.
July 12, 2021
Operational details for upcoming secondary market purchases of Government of Canada securities (July 19-30)As previously announced, the Bank of Canada (the Bank) launched on April 1, 2020 a program to purchase Government of Canada securities in the secondary market – the Government Bond Purchase Program (GBPP).
July 6, 2021 The Canadian Alternative Reference Rate working group (CARR) today published the results of its consultation on its proposed methodology for calculating CORRA-in-arrears as well as draft fallback language for floating rate notes (FRNs) that reference CDOR.
June 29, 2021 As previously announced on March 23, the Bank is publishing transaction-level data for its discontinued asset purchase programs that were introduced to support key financial markets during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 28, 2021
Operational details for upcoming secondary market purchases of Government of Canada securities (July 5-16)As previously announced, the Bank of Canada (the Bank) launched on April 1, 2020 a program to purchase Government of Canada securities in the secondary market – the Government Bond Purchase Program (GBPP).
June 25, 2021
CFEC recommendations on dating conventions for foreign exchange contracts in light of new national holidayIn light of the newly-introduced National Day for Truth and Reconciliation holiday, and the closure of payment clearing and settlement systems, the Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee (CFEC) recommends that any existing forward foreign exchange contracts scheduled to settle on September 30, 2021 should be renegotiated to settle on September 29, 2021 instead.
June 25, 2021
Bank of Canada to be closed in observance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021In observance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation—a new national holiday to commemorate the tragic history and lasting effects of Canada’s residential school system, and to honour Indigenous survivors and their families and communities—the Bank of Canada, as a federally regulated workplace, will be closed on September 30, 2021.
June 23, 2021 The Bank of Canada today published the Bank of Canada Oversight Activities for Financial Market Infrastructures 2020 Annual Report. The Report reviews the Bank’s oversight of designated clearing and settlement systems, also known as financial market infrastructures (FMIs).
June 14, 2021