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April 15, 2019  

Canadian business sentiment drops from high levels: survey

Bank of Canada’s measure for corporate confidence dropped into negative territory for the first time since Q3 of 2016.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 13, 2017  

BoC points to stronger economy; market sees rate hike drawing closer

Assessing whether monetary policy stimulus presently in place is still required.

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November 9, 2016  

Services sector to play increasingly important role in exports

Central bank estimates commodity exports could fall to roughly 40% of total exports by 2020.

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September 26, 2016  

Trade liberalization making life difficult for central bankers: Poloz

Can impact economic models and decision-making processes, BoC governor says.

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September 21, 2016  

Poloz supports CPP expansion to help future retirees

As stubbornly low interest rates persist, BoC governor thinks it’s time for Canadians to revisit their retirement plans.

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September 7, 2016  

Central bank raises economic concerns, holds interest rate at 0.5%

Concern follows news that the economy contracted at an annual pace of 1.6% in Q2.

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May 25, 2016  

Wildfires in Alberta will hurt economic growth, Bank of Canada says

Central bank estimates the fires will cut 1.25 percentage points off real GDP growth in Q2.

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February 9, 2016  

Interest rate shouldn’t be seen as main tool for financial stability

Central bank suggests curbing debt and fiscal stimulus are tools that should be used alongside monetary policy.

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November 16, 2015  

BoC looks to innovate as conventional monetary policy ‘stretched’

Three-year plan will explore lessons learned since the financial crisis and brace for turbulence that may lie ahead.

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October 13, 2015  

Slashed interest rates are saving economy long term: Poloz

Central bank governor admits lower rates put risks on household debt levels, but set the overall economy to recover more quickly.

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May 6, 2015  

Central Bank proposes tweaks to shield system from financial crises

Bank says it will propose several ways to enhance liquidity to avoid mistakes made in the last global economic crisis.

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March 5, 2015  

Canadian job quality sinks to record low: CIBC

Low-paying jobs are becoming the norm and further interest rate cuts not likely the cure, the bank says.

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March 4, 2015  

Bank of Canada stands pat, keeps interest rate at 0.75%

Central bank expects bulk of oil slump’s negative effects to strike Canadian economy in the first half of this year.

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September 4, 2014  

Bank of Canada keep interest rate steady at 1%

Central bank says Canada’s exports require continued growth before companies increase investment and hiring.

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July 12, 2013  

CD Howe monetary council says BoC needs to keeps rates on hold

The council says rates need to hold through early 2014 before raising to 1.25% by July 2014.