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Source: Canada : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2008/372

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451807073

Keywords: money laundering, law enforcement, terrorist financing, terrorist, law enforcement authorities

The paper presents Canada's report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT)....

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Source: Canada : Financial System Stability Assessment-Update

Volume/Issue: 2008/59

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451956856

Keywords: credit, market participants, registration, settlement systems, risk management

The Canadian financial sector is among the world's most highly developed. The five large banking groups that form the core of the system are conservatively managed and highly profitable. The stress tests suggest th...

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Source: Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of the CPSS/IOSCO Recommendations for Securities Settlement Systems

Volume/Issue: 2008/60

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451807035

Keywords: credit, collateral, securities settlement, custody, securities settlement systems

The Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS) is the operator of the securities settlement system. The design and operations of the CDS are covered by a solid legal basis. The regulatory framework is clear and trans...

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Source: Canada : 2008 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2008/69

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451807059

Keywords: debt, domestic demand, budget, financial conditions, article

Canada has enjoyed high growth while adjusting smoothly to commodity price gains, currency appreciation, and, more recently, slowing U.S. demand. Monetary policy has appropriately shifted to guarding against increa...

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Source: Canada : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451807066

Keywords: inflation, price level, monetary fund

The spillovers from the U.S. economy to Canada have been assessed. It uses structural vector autoregressions to analyze the role of financial linkages in real and financial spillovers from the United States to Cana...

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Source: Canada : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of the Level of Implementation of the IOSCO Principles and Objectives of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2008/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451807042

Keywords: regulatory agencies, market participants, market intermediaries, iosco principles

The regulatory framework for the securities market of Canada exhibits high levels of implementation of the International Organization of Securities Commissions' (IOSCO) Principles. The regulatory framework for most...

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Source: Canada : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2009/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451807080

Keywords: debt, budget, financial institutions, article

The staff report on Canada's 2009 Article IV Consultation examines economic developments and policies. Canadian banks have weathered the crisis better than major-country peers, but the credit cycle will be challeng...

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Source: Canada : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2009/163

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451807097

Keywords: mortgage, real gdp, gdp growth, mortgages, residential mortgage

This Selected Issues paper on Canada examines economic development and policies. Capital ratios before the crisis have been a key determinant of bank performance during the turmoil; and Canadian banks had ample cap...

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Source: Canada : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2002/51

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451806946

Keywords: fiscal transparency, department of finance, budget process, accrual accounting, treasury board

This report evaluates the Observance of Standards and Codes on the Fiscal Transparency Module for Canada. Fiscal management in Canada meets the requirements of the fiscal transparency code and in a number of instan...

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Source: Canada : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2011/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463929237

Keywords: mortgage, statistics, mortgage rate, mortgage interest, mortgage interest rates

Canadian housing prices are higher than levels consistent with current fundamentals in some provinces. The empirical estimates suggest that a 10 percent decline in housing prices would lead to a 11/4 percent declin...