Tag: Canada’s

The Bank of Canada’s plans for 2020

We’re reviewing our policy framework and tools The Bank’s monetary policy framework is scheduled for renewal in 2021. Our agreement with the federal government on the goals of monetary policy is reviewed every five years. In 2020, we’ll finish the work we’ve been doing since the last renewal in 2016. We have been thinking about…

Site near Lake Huron one of two finalists to store Canada’s nuclear waste

Canada has narrowed to two communities its list of potential hosts for a permanent national repository for its most radioactive waste —spent fuel from nuclear power generation. And one of those two finalists is on the shores of Lake Huron. If chosen, Huron-Kinloss/South Bruce, in Bruce County, Ontario, could host a large repository, 1,650 feet…

Canada’s financial system is resilient amid global uncertainty, Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins says

The Canadian financial system and economy are in good shape to deal with whatever storms might arise from a weakening global context, Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins said today. In remarks to the International Finance Club of Montréal, Wilkins noted that threats such as the trade war and financial vulnerabilities—which include worldwide debt levels…

Seafood fraud common in Canada’s cities, Oceana Canada study finds

More than 60 per cent of seafood products tested at Montreal grocery stores and restaurants were mislabelled, according to an update of a study that tracks rates of fish food fraud in Canada. “The numbers reflect that this is an ongoing problem,” said Sayara Thurston, a seafood fraud campaigner with Oceana Canada, which conducted the…