Wilfrid Laurier University has won the Bank of Canada’s third annual Governor’s Challenge, a national student competition in which teams simulate the role of advisor to the Bank’s Governing Council.
The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1 1/4 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 per cent.
The Bank of Canada is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of its Scholarship and Work Placement Program for Indigenous students and students with disabilities.
The Canadian economy has made excellent progress during 2017, but there is still important work to be done on several longer-term issues, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today.