March 10, 2021
February 17, 2021 The Bank of Canada is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of its scholarship awards for students with disabilities, Indigenous students and students who identify as a woman or as a member of a visible minority or racialized group, or person of colour.
February 16, 2021 The University of Alberta has won the Bank of Canada’s sixth annual Governor’s Challenge, a national student competition in which teams simulate the role of advisor to the Bank’s Governing Council.
January 20, 2021
Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is achieved, continues quantitative easingThe Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent.
December 9, 2020
Bank of Canada will maintain current level of policy rate until inflation objective is achieved, continues its quantitative easing programThe Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent.
November 24, 2020 The Bank of Canada has announced the five finalist teams in the 2020-21 edition of The Governor’s Challenge, a competition where university students simulate the role of advisor to the Bank’s Governing Council.
November 19, 2020 In accordance with amendments to the Bank of Canada Act and the Currency Act approved by Parliament in 2018, the federal government will remove legal tender status from some older bank notes as of January 1, 2021.
November 16, 2020 The Bank of Canada and the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) today announced plans for a pilot project to use climate-change scenarios to better understand the risks to the financial system related to a transition to a low-carbon economy.
November 9, 2020 The Bank of Canada today announced that the independent Advisory Council has selected a short list of eight iconic Canadians who could be featured on the next $5 bank note.
November 5, 2020 Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins has informed the Bank’s Board of Directors that her last day at the Bank will be December 9, 2020.