Along with increases in global temperatures, natural disasters happen more frequently than they did in the past.1 For households exposed to severe weather events, this creates financial risks for two ...
Under the Retail Payment Activities Act (RPAA), payment service providers (PSPs) are required to report quantitative metrics of their retail payment activities—first at registration and then as part ...
Learn about how we’re exploring the possibility of issuing a digital form of the Canadian dollar, also known as a central bank digital currency (CBDC). We’re taking steps to better understand the ...
On 9 September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became Canada's longest-reigning sovereign. In recognition of this historic milestone, the Bank issued a commemorative bank note that is a variation of the ...
We’re taking steps to better understand the impacts of climate change on the economy and to reduce our environmental footprint.
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Over the years, the Bank of Canada has adjusted the way it sets its key interest rate. Following is a brief history of the key rate from the Bank’s founding in 1935 until the present. The original key ...
How often does the cashier just hand over the debit machine when you pay for your morning coffee? Some even seem surprised if you give them cash. Last year in Canada, people used cash for only 1 in 3 ...
We’re taking steps to better understand the impacts of climate change on the economy and to reduce our environmental footprint.
Learn about how we’re exploring the possibility of issuing a digital form of the Canadian dollar, also known as a central bank digital currency (CBDC). We’re taking steps to better understand the ...
Learn about how we’re exploring the possibility of issuing a digital form of the Canadian dollar, also known as a central bank digital currency (CBDC). We’re taking steps to better understand the ...
It is vital for readers to understand that this account of economic research at the Bank of Canada is seriously non-definitive. For a start, it focuses on the 30-year period from the opening of the ...