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Minister Oliver Tables Annual Report on Canada’s Activities at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (2014-09-30)

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Minister Oliver Tables Annual Report on Canada’s Activities at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (2014-09-30)

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Promoting Canada’s economic and financial well-being

Deputy Governor Agathe Côté will discuss the four main responsibilities of the Bank and its economic outlook. ... Read More

Thailand, in UN address, urges ‘strong global partnership’ for development goals

Sustainable development must go “hand in hand” with democracy, human rights, and peace and security, Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn of Thailand told the United Nations General Assembly today while adding that ensuring human security should be at the heart... Read More

On World Day, UN spotlights tourism’s role in promoting sustainable development

In harnessing the benefits of global tourism, the international community will take “critical” steps forward in advancing the United Nations’ sustainable development goals and post-2015 development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. ... Read More

Minister of Finance Highlights Importance of Raising Financial Literacy Skills (2014-09-27)

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Release of The Fiscal Monitor – July 2014 (2014-09-26)

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Are We There Yet? The United States and Canada After the Global Financial Crisis

Deputy Governor Timothy Lane discusses how the economic ties between Canada and the United States are evolving as the recovery from the 2008-09 financial crisis continues. ... Read More

Government of Canada and ‘Namgis First Nation Announce Run-of-the-River Hydroelectric Development (2014-09-23)

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Monetary Policy and the Underwhelming Recovery

Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins discusses the structural and cyclical factors underlying the underwhelming economic recovery and the implications for monetary policy. ... Read More

Underwhelming Recovery Poses Challenges for Monetary Policy, Says Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins

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Communiqu� of Meeting of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (2014-09-21)

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Communiqu� of Meeting of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (2014-09-21)

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Bank of Canada Calls for Nominations for the 2015 Fellowship and Governor’s Awards

This program fosters excellence in research in Canada, and develops partnerships with experts outside of the Bank. ... Read More

Harper Government Takes Action to Strengthen Existing Framework for Federally Regulated Private Pension Plans (2014-09-19)

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Minister Oliver Promotes Canada as an Example of Stability Amid Fragile Global Economy (2014-09-19)

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Harper Government Supports Small Businesses in Canada (2014-09-17)

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Float of the Loonie

Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses the role of a floating exchange rate in the Canadian economy and in the Bank’s monetary policy framework. ... Read More

Floating Loonie Essential to the Bank of Canada’s Inflation-Targeting Regime, Says Governor Stephen S. Poloz

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Global growth continuing at a moderate pace, OECD says

A moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and emerging economies, but growth remains weak in the euro area, which runs the risk of prolonged stagnation if further steps are not taken to boost demand, according to the OECD’s... Read More