May 8, 2023 The Bank of Canada is launching an online public consultation on the features that could be included in a digital Canadian dollar.
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March 16, 2022
Bank of Canada and Massachusetts Institute of Technology announce joint Central Bank Digital Currency collaborationThe Bank of Canada and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) today announced an agreement to collaborate on a twelve-month research project on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
February 11, 2021 The Bank of Canada is researching potential system designs and business models for a digital currency that, like a banknote, would be widely accessible, secure and denominated in Canadian dollars.
October 9, 2020
Central banks and BIS publish first central bank digital currency (CBDC) report laying out key requirementsThis joint press release announces the publication of a report identifying the foundational principles necessary for any publicly available central bank digital currencies to help central banks meet their public policy objectives.
June 30, 2020 The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the Bank of Canada announced today they will be launching a BIS Innovation Hub centre to advance fintech innovation within the central banking community.
January 21, 2020 The Bank of Canada announces it is creating a working group with five other central banks and the Bank for International Settlements to assess the potential cases for central bank digital currencies.
May 2, 2019
Central Banks of Canada and Singapore conduct successful experiment for cross-border payments using Distributed Ledger TechnologyThis joint press release highlights the findings of the Jasper-Ubin experiment on cross-border, cross-currency payments using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
November 15, 2018
The Bank of Canada, Bank of England and Monetary Authority of Singapore share assessment on emerging opportunities for digital transformation in cross-border paymentsThis joint press release describes a preliminary report on the findings of the fourth phase of the Project Jasper research initiative.
October 22, 2018
Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 publish report about the feasibility of equity settlement through Distributed Ledger TechnologyThis joint press release describes a new report on the findings of the third phase of the Project Jasper research initiative.
June 13, 2018 The Bank of Canada announced today that it will partner with the Creative Destruction Lab to deepen its knowledge of leading technologies.