March 31, 1999 The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one per cent to 5 per cent. The associated operating band for overnight interest rates was similarly reduced.
March 22, 1999 In a speech delivered today to the 35th annual meeting of the Mennonite Savings and Credit Union, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen talked about financial sector reform, the economy, and monetary policy.
January 28, 1999 The Bank of Canada today welcomed the announcement by the Canadian Payments Association that full operation of the Large Value Transfer System (LVTS) will begin on 4 February 1999.
January 20, 1999 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today reviewed the economic implications of the European currency union and its lessons for Canada.
December 7, 1998 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today reviewed the impact of turmoil in the global economy and international financial markets on Canada's economy and monetary policy.
November 19, 1998 The following pilot repurchase operation will be conducted by the Bank of Canada on behalf of the Government of Canada, subject to the "Standard Terms for Repurchase Operations of Government of Canada Marketable Bonds."
November 18, 1998 The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one percentage point to 5¼ per cent.
November 16, 1998 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today commented on the release of the Monetary Policy Report for November 1998.
November 5, 1998 On behalf of the Minister of Finance, the Bank of Canada announced today the operational framework for the previously announced pilot bond buyback program.
October 16, 1998 The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one percentage point to 5½ per cent.