September 28, 1998 On behalf of the Minister of Finance, the Bank of Canada announced today that "Revised rules pertaining to auctions of Government of Canada securities and the Bank of Canada's surveillance of the auction process," released 11 August 1998, will take effect on 14 October 1998.
September 23, 1998 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today reviewed international economic and financial developments and their implications for Canada.
September 2, 1998 On behalf of the Minister of Finance, it was announced today that Canada has renegotiated its existing U.S.$6.0 billion standby credit facility with international banks.
August 27, 1998 The Bank of Canada today raised its Bank Rate by one percentage point to 6 per cent.
May 27, 1998 In a speech delivered today to delegates to La Conférence de Montréal, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen examined the impact of financial market globalization on the world economy.
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.