May 13, 1998 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today commented on the release of the semi-annual Monetary Policy Report, which discusses current economic trends and their implications for monetary policy.
April 8, 1998 A second discussion paper outlining proposed changes in the rules for, and the surveillance of, auctions of Government of Canada securities was released for public comment today by the Bank of Canada.
April 1, 1998 Professor David Laidler of the University of Western Ontario has been chosen to fill the newly-created visiting economist position of Special Adviser in the Bank of Canada for a one-year term beginning in August 1998.
February 24, 1998 The Bank of Canada today released a joint statement of the Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada on the extension of the inflation-control targets.
January 30, 1998 The Bank of Canada today raised its Bank Rate by ½ of one percentage point to 5 per cent.
December 30, 1997 The Bank of Canada today released a guideline outlining how it intends to carry out its responsibilities under the Payment Clearing and Settlement Act (PCSA).
December 12, 1997 The Bank of Canada today raised its Bank rate by ½ of one percentage point to 4 ½ per cent.
November 27, 1997 The Bank of Canada today released a report by Professor Duncan McDowall of Carleton University entitled Due Diligence: A report on the Bank of Canada's handling of foreign gold during World War II.
November 25, 1997 The Bank of Canada today raised the Bank Rate by 1/4 of one percentage point to 4 per cent. The Bank's operating band for the overnight rate was similarly adjusted.
October 1, 1997 The Bank of Canada today raised the Bank Rate and its operating band for the overnight rate by 1/4 of one percentage point.