About The Bank

The Bank of Canada is the nation’s central bank. We are not a commercial bank and do not offer banking services to the public. Rather, we have responsibilities for Canada’s monetary policy, bank notes, financial system and funds management. Our […]

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Monetary Policy

Monetary policy is concerned with how much money circulates in the economy, and what that money is worth. What is monetary policy?   Monetary policy is concerned with how much

Bank Notes

The Bank of Canada is the country’s sole bank note-issuing authority and is responsible for designing, producing, and distributing Canada’s bank notes. The Bank of Canada’s Roles   The Bank

Financial System

These include banks, credit unions, and similar organizations. The Bank of Canada routinely provides "liquidity" to financial institutions that are participants in the financial system; that is, it

Funds Management

The Bank is the "fiscal agent" for the Government of Canada. The role of fiscal agent encompasses several responsibilities relating to the management of public funds: The