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November 7, 2001

Release of the Monetary Policy Report

Opening statement David Dodge
Since our May 2001 Report, a further weakening of the world economy and the terrorist acts in the United States have forced a reappraisal of global economic prospects. By midsummer, evidence began to accumulate that the economic slowdown, globally and in Canada, would bedeeper and more protracted than previously anticipated. Thus, in late August, the […]
November 7, 2001

Opening Statement before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

Opening statement David Dodge House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
Right now, all national economies face difficulties - difficulties stemming from the further weakening of the world economy and from the terrorist acts in the United States. As businesses, governments, and individuals in Canada - and around the world - strive to come to terms with the implications of those acts, the main preoccupation is, naturally, with the near term.
October 24, 2001

Bank of Canada Governor focuses on current and future economic challenges for Canada

As we all strive to come to terms with this tragedy and its implications, it is understandable that our immediate preoccupation is with near-term issues, he said. Nonetheless, it is "critically important that we maintain a sense of perspective - that we step back and look past current developments, focusing also on the longer-term trends in our economy and its potential."
Content Type(s): Press, Press releases
October 24, 2001

The Canadian Economy: Current and Future Challenges

Remarks David Dodge Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce and the Conseil économique du Nouveau-Brunswick Moncton, New Brunswick
All of us at the Bank of Canada share a deep sorrow at the loss of so many lives in the 11 September terrorist attacks in the United States. Among those who died were innocent citizens of many nationalities, including Canadians. To their families, friends, and colleagues we extend our heartfelt sympathy.
October 22, 2001

Terms and Conditions for the Expanded Bank of Canada Collateral List Effective 1 November 2001

In July 2001, the Bank announced its intention to expand the list of collateral eligible for use in the Large Value Transfer System (LVTS), for loans made to direct participants in LVTS and the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS), and to secure bank note withdrawals. Effective 1 November 2001, the list of eligible collateral will be expanded and will comprise the following:
Content Type(s): Press, Market notices
October 4, 2001

Debt Management Operational Enhancements

A key federal debt strategy objective is maintaining a well-functioning market in Government of Canada securities. In keeping with the government's commitment to market consultations in domestic debt management issues, in August 2001 consultations were held with market participants on potential operational enhancements.
Content Type(s): Press, Market notices
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