September 9, 2020 On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the Bank of Canada will announce its decision on the target for the overnight rate. A press release will provide a brief explanation of the decision.
September 8, 2020
Operational details for upcoming secondary market purchases of Government of Canada securities (September 14-25)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).
September 8, 2020 The Bank of Canada is inviting Canadian universities to nominate exceptional academics for its 2021 Fellowship and Governor’s awards.
August 27, 2020 On Thursday, August 27, 2020, Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada, will participate by videoconference in a panel discussion at the 44th Jackson Hole Symposium hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
August 27, 2020 Governor Tiff Macklem talks about the need for the Bank to be clear, relatable and understandable when it communicates with the public.
August 26, 2020
Remarks by Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, and Workshop on Monetary Policy FrameworkOn Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, will deliver opening remarks via videoconference at the workshop “Towards the 2021 Renewal of the Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Framework.”
August 26, 2020 Towards the 2021 renewal of the Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Framework (Webcast)The workshop will take place online and be webcast live. It will consist of a series of lively and thought-provoking discussions. The invited audience includes academics, private sector economists, financial market experts, and representatives from policy think tanks and the media.
August 26, 2020 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins concluded a day-long workshop on the renewal of the monetary policy framework with a summary of the discussions, and she outlined next steps on the path to the 2021 renewal.
August 26, 2020 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins discusses the challenges the Bank of Canada is facing as it seeks to renew its inflation-control target in 2021. Kicking off a day-long workshop on the renewal of the monetary policy framework, she explains how the Bank’s research on alternative frameworks is shaping up and invites discussion of how the COVID-19 crisis has changed what is known about alternative policy tools in action.