Archived - 2004 to 1995 News Releases

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2004

Canada Implements Debt Repayment Moratorium for Nations Affected by Asian Tsunami
2004-085 (December 30, 2004)

Canadians to Benefit Again in 2005 From Indexation of Tax System
2004-084 (December 22, 2004) - includes a backgrounder

Minister of Finance Releases Draft Legislation Relating to Crown Charge Reimbursements and Mining Taxes
2004-083 (December 21, 2004) - includes Draft Legislation and Explanatory Notes

Minister of Finance Welcomes Positive IMF Report on Canada
2004-082 (December 20, 2004) - includes the IMF Statement

2005 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business
2004-081 (December 17, 2004)

Extension of Interim Measure on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
2004-080 (December 16, 2004)

Government of Canada Welcomes Technical Advisory Committee Recommendations on Disability Tax Measures
2004-079 (December 15, 2004) - includes a backgrounder

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, to the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal Challenge and Opportunity in the Canadian Federation
(December 15, 2004)

Government of Canada Introduces New Measures to Increase the Competitiveness of the Textile and Apparel Industries
2004-078 (December 14, 2004) - includes a backgrounder

Canada Pension Plan Financially Sound: Chief Actuary
2004-077 (December 8, 2004)

Minister of Finance Tables Debt Management Report for 2003„1¤7
2004-076 (December 8, 2004) - includes link to the Debt Management Report for 2003-04

Minister of Finance Tables a Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Implement Budget 2004 Measures
2004-075 (December 6, 2004) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 23, 2004 and Explanatory Notes on Relating to the Air Travellers Security Charge, the First Nations Good and Services Tax, Income Tax and Other Related Mea

Employment Insurance Premium Reduced to $1.95 for 2005
2004-074 (December 6, 2004) - includes a backgrounder

Official International Reserves
2004-073 (December 3, 2004)

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of Canada on behalf of the Minister of Finance to the German-Canadian Business Club.
(November 22, 2004)

Minister of Finance Tables Legislation Implementing New Equalization and Territorial Formula Financing Framework
2004-072 (November 23, 2004)

Canada and India to Work on More Effective, Affordable Remittance Systems
2004-071 - (November 22, 2001)

Audited Statement of Revenues for the Air Travellers Security Charge and Statements of Expenses for the Enhanced Air Travel Security System Released
2004-070 (November 17, 2004) - includes a backgrounder on Air Travellers Security Charge

Economic and Fiscal Update: Stronger Growth and Balanced Budgets for Canada
2004-069 (November 16, 2004) - includes The Economic and Fiscal Update 2004.

Department of Finance Releases Annual Tax Expenditure Report
2004-068 (November 4, 2004) - includes the Tax Expenditures and Evaluations 2004, and Notes to the Estimates/Projections 2004

Official International Reserves
2004-067 (November 3, 2004)

Participation in Canadian Consultations on African Development Extended to Finance Web Site
2004-066 (October 15, 2004) - includes backgrounder

Government of Canada Records Seventh Consecutive Surplus
2004-065 (October 13, 2004) - includes links to the Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada - Fiscal Year 2003-2004, and the Fiscal Reference Tables, October 2004

Department of Finance Releases Transfer Estimates
2004-064 (October 12, 2004) - includes link to related document

New Appointments to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
2004-063 (October 12, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-062 (October 7, 2004)

Canada Savings Bonds Rates Announced
2004-061 (October 4, 2004) - includes backgrounder

2004„1¤705 Canada Savings Bonds Campaign Launched
2004-060 (October 4, 2004) - includes a backgrounder

Statement prepared for the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
2004-059 (October 2, 2004)

Statement prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund
2004-058 (October 2, 2004)

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, at the 2004 Diplomatic Forum Regina, Saskatchewan
(October 1, 2004)

Minister of Finance Appoints Prominent Canadian Economist to Review the Government’s Economic and Fiscal Forecasting
2004-057 (September 29, 2004)

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, in the House of Commons during the debate on the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne
(October 7, 2004)

Price of Petro-Canada Share Offering Set
2004-056 (September 23, 2004) - includes a backgrounder.

Canada Cancels All Debt Owed by Three African Nations
2004-055 (September 22, 2004)

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, at a meeting of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce
(September 21, 2004)

Minister of Finance Launches Canadian Consultations on Africa
2004-054 (September 20, 2004)

Minister of Finance Proposes Amendments to Royalty Reimbursement Rule
2004-053 (September 17, 2004)

Government Launches Sale of Petro-Canada Shares
2004-052 (September 16, 2004)

Minister of Finance Releases Draft Income Tax Amendments Implementing Budget 2004 Measures
2004-051 (September 16, 2004) - includes Legislative Proposals, Draft Regulations and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax

Canada Nominates World Bank Executive Director to Second Term
2004-050 (September 10, 2004)

Canada Nominates Executive Director to International Monetary Fund
2004-049 (September 10, 2004)

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, at a Newsmaker Breakfast hosted by the National Press Club
2004-048 (September 9, 2004)

Minister of Finance Commits to Balanced Budgets and a Balanced Approach to National Priorities
2004-047 (September 9, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-046 (September 3, 2004)

Department of Finance Looks at Updating the Canada Savings Bonds Program
2004-045 (September 2, 2004) - includes the Review of Canada Savings Bonds and the Governance Evaluation: Debt and Reserves Management.

Minister Goodale Welcomes Latest Credit Rating for Canada
2004-044 (August 12, 2004)

Minister of Finance Releases 2003 Report on the Management of Canada’s Official International Reserves
2004-043 (August 10, 2004) includes a link to the Report on the Management of Canada’s Official International Reserves 2003

Official International Reserves
2004-042 (August 5, 2004)

Minister Goodale to Embark on African Fact-Finding Tour
2004-041 (August 4, 2004)

Notes for Remarks by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, at the Public Sector Pension Conference
(July 27, 2004)

Minister of Finance Welcomes New G-7 Deputy
2004-040 (July 22, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-039 (July 6, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-038 (June 3, 2004)

Minister of Finance Supports Regulatory Change on Air Canada Pension Deficiency
2004-037 (May 21, 2004)

Minister of Finance Announces Consultations on Pension Fund Investment in Business Income Trusts
2004-036 (May 18, 2004) - includes a backgrounder on Business Income Trusts.

Additional GST Revenue on Gas Redirected to Medical Equipment
2004-035 (May 17, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-034 (May 5, 2004)

Canada Seeks Solutions for African Private Sector at First Meeting of Commission for Africa
2004-033 (May 4, 2004)

Statement prepared for the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
2004-032 (April 25, 2004)

Statement prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund
2004-031 (April 24, 2004)

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, at a luncheon event hosted by the Canadian Society of New York
2004-030 (April 23, 2004)

Acquisition of John Hancock Subsidiary Maritime Life by Manulife Financial Corporation Approved
2004-029 (April 20, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-028 (April 5, 2004)

Legislation Introduced for 2004 Budget Initiatives
2004-027 (March 31, 2004) - includes Explanatory Notes Relating to the GST and HST Rebate for Municipalities.

Minister of Finance Tables Debt Management Strategy for 2004-05
2004-026 (March 30, 2004) - includes the Debt Management Strategy Report for 2004-2005

Minister of Finance Tables Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Implement Certain Previously Announced Tax Changes
2004-025 (March 29, 2004) - includes the Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on March„1¤7, 2004.

Budget 2004 Supports Canada's North
2004-024 (March 24, 2004)

Government Intends to Sell Petro-Canada Shares Next Fiscal Year
2004-022 (March 23, 2004)

Budget 2004: Health Care, Learning and Communities
2004-021 (March 23, 2004) - includes the Budget 2004 - New Agenda for Achivement

Minister of Finance Named to International Commission for Africa
2004-023 (March 22, 2004)

2004 Federal Budget Information
2004-020 (March 17, 2004)

International Monetary Fund Praises Canadian Economic and Fiscal Policies
2004-019 (March 10, 2004)

Minister of Finance Tables Notice of Ways and Means Motion in Respect of the 100-Per-Cent GST Rebate for Municipalities
2004-018 (March 9, 2004) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Tax Act.

Minister of Finance Proposes Amendments to Change the Limitation Period for the Collection of Federal Tax Debts
2004-017 (March 4, 2004) - includes backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
2004-016 (March 3, 2004)

Minister of Finance Proposes Clarification of Rules for CPP Employer Contributions
2004-015 (February 27, 2004) - includes backgrounder on Proposed Clarification of Rules for CPP Employer Contributions.

Minister of Finance Releases Revised Draft Technical Amendments to Income Tax Act
2004-014 (February 27, 2004) - includes link to Legislative Proposals, Draft Regulations and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax.

Minister of State Announces Extension of Tariff Programs Benefiting Developing Nations
2004-013 (February 24, 2004)

Federal Budget to Be Tabled on March 23, 2004
2004-012 (February 24, 2004)

Minister of Finance Tables Debt Management Report for 2002-03
2004-011 (February 16th, 2004)- inlcudes a link to the Debt Management Report 2002-03

Minister Introduces An Act Respecting Equalization and Authorizing the Minister of Finance to Make Certain Payments Related to Health
2004-010 (February 12, 2004)

Minister of Finance Announces Annual Meetings with U.S. Treasury Secretary
2004-009 (February 6, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-008 (February 4, 2004)

Finance Minister Will Propose Legislation to Make 100-Per-Cent GST Rebate for Municipalities Effective as of February 1, 2004
2004-007 (February 3, 2004) - includes backgrounder

Minister of Finance Challenges Business to Broaden its Perspective
2004-006 (January 27, 2004) - includes a link to a Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, to the Toronto Board of Trade

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, to the Toronto Board of Trade
2004-005 (January 27, 2004)

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, to the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
2004-004 (January 13, 2004)

Minister of Finance Seeks Priorities of Canadians at Launch of Pre-Budget Consultations
2004-003 (January 12, 2004) - includes a link to Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, to the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce at the launch of pre-budget consultations for 2004

Speech by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, to the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce at the launch of pre-budget consultations for 2004
2004-002 (January 12, 2004)

Official International Reserves
2004-001 (January 6, 2004)

Notes for Remarks by Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance at the Post-Budget Report 2004 to the Vancouver Board of Trade
(April 8, 2004)

2003

Canadians to Benefit From 3.3-Per-Cent Indexation Factor for 2004 and Other Personal Income Tax Relief
2003-067 (December 23, 2003) - includes a backgrounder.

2004 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business
2003-066 (December 23, 2003)

Interim Measure Extended on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
2003-065 (December 18, 2003)

Minister of Finance Releases Wise Persons’ Committee Report on Canadian Securities Regulation
2003-064 (December 17, 2003) - includes a link to the Wise Persons' Committee's web site.

Government Takes Action to Control Spending
(December 16, 2003) - Issued jointly with the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat; includes a backgrounder.

Minister of Finance Rejects NDP’s Suggestion to Cancel Tax Cuts
2003-063 (December 13, 2003)

IMF Applauds Canada’s Economic Resilience
2003-062 (December 9, 2003) - includes a backgrounder.

Government Announces Restrictions on Charitable Donation Tax Shelter Arrangements
2003-061 (December 5, 2003) - includes draft amendments to the Income Tax Act

Official International Reserves
2003-060 (December 3, 2003)

Employment Insurance Premium Cut: Rate Set at $1.98 for 2004
2003-059 (November 25, 2003) - includes Impact of Changes to the EI Premium Rate and Maximum Insurable Earnings: 1994 to 2004

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Americas Society/Council of the Americas
(November 25, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance to the Metropolitan Halifax Chamber of Commerce
(November 20, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, at a dinner for the Spanish trade delegation.
(November 19, 2003)

Government Announces Changes to the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit
2003-058 (November 14, 2003) - includes a backgrounder and Amendments to the Income Tax Act relating to Films and Video Productions

Official International Reserves
2003-057 (November 5, 2003)

Economic and Fiscal Update: Balanced Books Despite Slower Growth
2003-056 (November 3, 2003) - includes The Economic and Fiscal Update 2003.

Department of Finance Releases Draft Proposals Regarding the Deductibility of Interest and Other Expenses
2003-055 (October 31, 2003) - includes a backgrounder, Proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act, Notes on Proposed Amendments to the Income Tax Act.

Legislative Proposals for the Taxation of Non-Resident Trusts and Foreign Investment Entities Released
2003-054 (October 30, 2003) - includes a backgrounder, the Notice of Ways and Means Motion, Legislative Proposals to the Income Tax Act and Explanatory Notes.

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada
(October 28, 2003)

Minister of Finance Announces Bank of Canada Appointment
2003-053 (October 24, 2003)

Minister Introduces Continuation of Payments Legislation for Equalization Program
2003-052 (October 23, 2003)

Federal Government Records Sixth Consecutive Surplus
2003-051 (October 22, 2003) - includes a link to the Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada, Fiscal Year 2002–2003 and the Fiscal Reference Tables, October 2003

Department of Finance Releases Third-Party Study for the Air Travellers Security Charge Review
2003-050 (October 7, 2003) - includes a link to the Independent Review of the Finance Canada Revenue Model for the Air Travellers Security Charge.

Minister Manley Proposes Amendments to the Tax Treatment of Restrictive Covenants
2003-049 (October 7, 2003) - includes backgrounder

Canada Joins North American Steel Trade Committee
2003-048 (October 6, 2003)

Minister Manley to Deliver Economic and Fiscal Update on November 3
2003-047 (October 6, 2003)

Proposed GST/HST Amendments
2003-046 (October 3, 2003) - includes backgrounder and Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes

Official International Reserves
2003-045 (October 3, 2003)

Canada Savings Bonds Rates Announced
2003-044 (October 1, 2003)

2003-2004 Canada Savings Bonds Campaign Launched With Introduction of New Bond
2003-043 (October 1, 2003)

Statement prepared for the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
2003-042 (September 22, 2003)

Statement prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund
2003-041 (September 21, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada, to the Canadian Business Council, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
(September 22, 2003)

Department of Finance Releases Tax Expenditure Report
2003-040 (September 11, 2003) - includes link to Tax Expenditure and Evaluations 2003

Official International Reserves
2003-039 (September 4, 2003)

Official International Reserves
2003-038 (August 6, 2003)

Official International Reserves
2003-037 (July 4, 2003)

Acquisition of Canada Life by Great-West Lifeco Approved
2003-036 (June 27, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada, at a luncheon hosted by the TSX Group and Standard & Poor’s
(June 26, 2003)

Minister Manley Says Resilient Economy Poised for Upturn Later in the Year
2003-035 (June 25, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Economic Club of Toronto
2003-034 (June 25, 2003)

Minister Manley Releases Draft Legislation to Amend the Excise Act, 2001
2003-033 (June 24, 2003) - includes a link to the Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes Relating to the Excise Act, 2001

Luxembourg and Warsaw Stock Exchanges to be Prescribed
2003-032 (June 23, 2003)

Minister Manley Releases Response to Commons and Senate Committee Reports on Bank Mergers and the Public Interest
2003-031 (June 23, 2003) - incudes large bank mergers consultation and the governement's response to the committee reports

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce
(June 14, 2003)

Finance Minister Tables Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Implement Resource Sector Tax Changes Announced in Budget 2003
2003-030 (June 9, 2003) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, at the University of Windsor
(June 9, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable Maurizio Bevilacqua, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Business Executives Organization
(June 6, 2003)

Government Announces Change to Funding Profile for the Canadian Television Fund
2003-029 (June 5, 2003)

Official International Reserves
2003-028 (June 4, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities
(June 1, 2003)

Official International Reserves
2003-027 (May 5, 2003)

Ministers Manley and Caplan Announce Appointments to Technical Advisory Committee on Tax Measures for Persons with Disabilities
2003-026 (April 29, 2003)

Statement prepared for the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
2003-025 (April 12, 2003)

Statement prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund
2003-024 (April 12, 2003)

Canada Delivers $75 Million to HIPC Trust Fund
2003-023 (April 11, 2003)

Department of Finance Releases Report on Cooperative Bank Consultation Process
2003-022 (April 10, 2003) - includes a link to the Cooperative Bank Assessment Report

Official International Reserves
2003-021 (April 3, 2003)

Address by the Honourable Maurizio Bevilacqua, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Canadian Real Estate Association
(April 1, 2003)

Government Amends Anti-Money Laundering Regulations Affecting Legal Profession
2003-020 (March 24, 2003)

Debt Management Strategy for Fiscal Year 2003–04 Tabled in Parliament
2003-019 (March 21, 2003) - includes a link to Debt Management Strategy

Minister of Finance Announces Bank of Canada Appointment
2003-018 (March 20, 2003) - includes a Biographical Notes

Notice of Ways and Means Motion Introduced for Budget 2003 Initiatives
2003-017 (March 19, 2003) - includes a backgrounder, the Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Notes.

Address by the Honourable Maurizio Bevilacqua, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
(March 14, 2003)

Co-Chairs for the Technical Advisory Committee on Tax Measures for Persons With Disabilities Announced
2003-016 (March 7, 2003)

Official International Reserves
2003-015 (March 5, 2003)

Manley and Bevilacqua Announce Appointments to Wise Persons’ Committee
2003-014 (March 4, 2003) - includes Biographical Notes, the Committee's Terms of Reference, a letter from Minister Manley to Mr. Phelps and a letter from Minister Manley to provincial ministers.

Finance Minister Releases Technical Paper Providing Details on Resource Sector Tax Changes Announced in Budget 2003
2003-013 (March 3, 2003) - includes Technical Paper

Air Travellers Security Charge Reduced Starting March 1, 2003
2003-012 (February 28, 2003)

International Monetary Fund Releases Article IV Staff Report for Canada
2003-011 (February 25, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Canadian Club and Empire Club
(February 20, 2003)

Budget 2003 Supports Social and Economic Agenda While Maintaining Balanced Budgets
2003-010 (February 18, 2003) - includes Highlights of Budget 2003

Budget 2003 Supports Social and Economic Agenda While Maintaining Balanced Budgets
2003-010 (February 18, 2003) - includes Highlights of Budget 2003

2003 Federal Budget Information
2003-009 (February 13, 2003)

Speech by the Honourable Maurizio Bevilacqua, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the C.D. Howe Institute
(February 12, 2003)

Federal Budget Day Set for February 18, 2003
2003-008 (February 7, 2003)

Official International Reserves
2003-007 (February 5, 2003)

Department of Finance Issues Consultation Paper on Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions
2003-006 (January 31, 2003) - includes the Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions Discussion Paper and Consultation.

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of the 2003 National Campaign Chair for New Canada Savings Bonds Payroll Program
2003-005 (January 24, 2003) - includes a Biographical Note

Department of Finance Releases Third-Party Studies for the Air Travellers Security Charge Review - Includes two Studies
2003-004 (January 22, 2003) - includes the Air Travel Demand Elasticities: Concepts, Issues and Measurement and Air Travellers’ Security Charge (ATSC) and Low Cost and Regional Air Carriers reports.

Federal-Provincial Review of The Canada Pension Plan
2003-003 (January 9, 2003) - includes backgrounder.

Canada Premium Bond Series 30 to be Withdrawn from Sale - New Canada Premium Bond Series to be Announced
2003-002 (January 8, 2003)

Official International Reserves
2003-001 (January 6, 2003)

2002

Interim Measure Extended on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
2002-110 (December 23, 2002)

2003 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business
2002-109 (December 20, 2002)

Release of Draft GST/HST Amendments
2002-108 (December 20, 2002) - includes a Backgrounder, Draft GST/HST Legislation Amendments and Explanatory Notes

Federal Government Releases Draft Technical Income Tax Amendments
2002-107 (December 20, 2002) - includes the Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax

General Corporate Tax Rate cut by 2 Percentage Points as of January 1, 2003
2002-106 (December 19, 2002) General Corporate Tax Rate cut by 2 Percentage Points as of January 1, 2003 - includes backgrounder

Minister Manley Welcomes Upgrade by Dominion Bond Rating Service
2002-105 (December 16, 2002)

Minister of Finance Announces Bank of Canada Appointments
2002-104 (December 12, 2002) - Includes Biographical Notes

Minister of Finance Tables Debt Management Report for 2001-02
2002-103 (December 10, 2002) - includes the Debt Management Report for 2001-02.

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Greater Ottawa Chamber of Commerce
2002-102 (December 9, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-101 (December 4, 2002)

Secretary of State Bevilacqua Welcomes Opening of the Centre for the Financial Services Ombudsnetwork
2002-100 (November 29, 2002)

Minister of Finance to Consult on Disability Tax Credit Proposals
2002-099 (November 29, 2002) - includes Backgrounder - Disability Tax Credit, Annex 1, Annex 2 and Annex 3

New Appointments to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
2002-098 (November 28, 2002) - includes Biographical Sketches of New Appointees to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Factsheet

Employment Insurance Premium Cut: Rate Set at $2.10 for 2003
2002-097 (November 28, 2002)

International Monetary Fund Praises Canada’s Economic Resilience and Policies
2002-096 (November 26, 2002) - includes the International Monetary Fund, 2003 Article IV Consultation with Canada - Statement of the IMF Mission.

Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations Announced
2002-095 (November 21, 2002)

Minister of Finance Receives Report on Canadian Securities Regulation
2002-094 (November 19, 2002) - includes a letter to the Honourable John Manley, P.C., M.P., Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Appendix A

Finance Minister Announces Appointment to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal
2002-093 (November 14, 2002) - Includes a biographical note

Protecting Canadians From Inflation Under the Five-Year Tax Reduction Plan: Indexation Factor of 1.6 Per Cent for 2003
2002-092 (November 12, 2002) - includes a Backgrounder

Finance Minister Welcomes Public Input on Air Travellers Security Charge Review
2002-091 (November 8, 2002) - includes links to a backgrounder and the Air Traveller's Security Charge Review

Official International Reserves
2002-089 (November 5, 2002)

Balanced Budgets and Balanced Approach Highlight Economic and Fiscal Update
2002-090 (October 30, 2002) - includes link to the Economic and Fiscal Update 2002.

Department of Finance Releases Tax Expenditure Report
2002-088 (October 25, 2002) - includes links to the Tax Expenditures and Evaluations 2002 report.

Ministers Release Correspondence
2002-087 (October 24, 2002) - includes the letter sent to the Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance and the Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

Statement by the Honourable Maurizio Bevilacqua, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce
2002-086 (October 24, 2002)

Federal Government Pays Down $8.9 billion in Debt
2002-085 (le 15 octobre 2002) - includes links to Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada - Fiscal Year 2001-2002 and Fiscal Reference Tables - October 2002

Secretary of State Releases Legislative Proposals for the Taxation of Non-Resident Trusts and Foreign Investment Entities
2002-084 (October 11, 2002)

Speech by the Honourable Maurizio Bevilacqua, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Toronto Board of Trade
2002-083 (October 10, 2002)

Finance Minister Appoints Harold Mackay as Special Representative to Advise on Canadian Securities Regulation
2002-082 (October 3, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-081 (October 3, 2002)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 27 and Canada Savings Bond Series 78
2002-080 (October 1, 2002)

2002-2003 New Canada Savings Bonds Campaign Launched
2002-079 (October 1, 2002)

Statement prepared for the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund - The Honourable John Manley,Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance for Canada
2002-078 (September 27, 2002)

Statement prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund - The Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance for Canada
2002-077 (September 27, 2002)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Canadian-American Business Council
2002-076 (September 27, 2002)

Speech by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the Canadian Society of New York
2002-075 (September 25, 2002)

Notes for an Address by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance to the Rotary Club
(September 23, 2002)

Canada’s World Bank Executive Director Nominated
2002-074 (September 13, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-073 (September 5, 2002)

Overpayments to Provinces to Be Recovered and Used to Pay Down Debt
2002-072 (September 4, 2002) - includes Backgrounder: Overpayments Under the Tax Collection Agreements

Disability Tax Credit Clarification Proposed
2002-071 (August 30, 2002) - includes Draft DTC Legislation and Explanatory Note DTC

Government Receives Tribunal Safeguard Report on Imports of Certain Steel Goods
2002-070 (August 20, 2002)

Change in Department of Finance Tax Treaty Announcements
2002-069 (August 16, 2002)

Department of Finance Improves E-Mail News Delivery
2002-068 (August 16, 2002)

Renegotiation of Standby Credit Facility
2002-067 (August 8, 2002)

Statement by G-7 Finance Ministers on Framework for International Monetary Fund Program for Brazil
2002-066 (August 8, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-065 (August 6, 2002)

Minister Manley Pleased with Standard & Poor’s Decision to Upgrade Canada’s Debt Rating
2002-064 (July 29, 2002)

Federal Government Enhances Renewable Energy Tax Incentives
2002-063 (July 26, 2002) - includes Backgrounder, Draft Income Tax Regulations (Test Wind Turbines) and Technical Notes.

Canada Pledges $30 Million to Governance Centre
2002-062 (July 23, 2002)

Statement by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, on the Announcement of Canada’s Grant to the Centre for International Governance Innovation
2002-061 (July 23, 2002)

Manley Welcomes Auditor Oversight Body as Part of Actions Needed to Strengthen Public Confidence in Canada’s Financial Markets
2002-060 (July 17, 2002)

Finance Minister Receives Report of Auditor General Regarding CCRA’s Accounting Practices
2002-059 (July 17, 2002) - includes the Auditor General's Covering Letter; the Accountant's Report and the Annex to the Accountant's Report

Government Receives Tribunal Finding on Steel
2002-058 (July 5, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-057 (July 4, 2002)

Goods and Services Tax Credit Becomes More Responsive to Changing Family Circumstances
2002-056 (July 2, 2002)

New Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations to be Published
2002-055 (June 20, 2002)

Statement  by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
2002-054 (June 19, 2002)

Consultation on Cooperative Banking in Canada Extended
2002-053 (June 18, 2002)

Government Announces Tobacco Tax Increases to Discourage Smoking
2002-052 (June 17, 2002) - includes Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion.

Legislation Introduced to Transfer Canada Pension Plan Assets to CPP Investment Board
2002-051 (June 6, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-050 (June 5, 2002)

Finance Minister Receives Reports of Auditor General Regarding Tax Collection Agreement Overpayments
2002-049 (June 3, 2002) - includes Auditor General's Covering Letter, Auditor's Report: 1997-1999, Accountant's Report: 1993-1996, Accountant's Report: years prior to 1993 and the Accountant's Report: CCRA's Current Accounting Practices

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Italy
2002-048 (June 3, 2002)

Statement by the Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada before the Annual International Monetary Conference
2002-047 (June 3, 2002)

Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, to members of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities
2002-046 (May 31, 2002)

Acquisition of Clarica by Sun Life Approved
2002-045 (May 27, 2002)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Mongolia
2002-044 (May 27, 2002)

Harold Mackay Appointed to Department of Finance Advisory Post
2002-043 (May 24, 2002)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Belgium
2002-042 (May 24, 2002)

Finance Minister Says Innovative Financing Key to Shaping Economic Future
2002-041 (May 21, 2002)

Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, to members of the Canadian Venture Capital Association and Toronto Stock Exchange
2002-040 (May 21, 2002)

Regulations to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Announced
2002-039 (May 9, 2002)

Minister of Finance Welcomes Moody’s Decision to Upgrade Canada’s Debt Rating
2002-038 (May 3, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-037 (May 3, 2002)

Statement prepared for the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
2002-036 (April 21, 2002)

Statement Prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund
2002-035 (April 20, 2002)

G-7 Finance Ministers Adopt Financial Crises Action Plan
2002-034 (April 20, 2002) - includes Framework for Crisis Prevention and Resolution, and Reforming the Global Financial Architecture: A Chronology

Technical Measures Proposed for Purposes of the Air Travellers Security Charge
2002-033 (April 19, 2002)

Minister Martin Calls for HIPC Program Review
2002-032 (April 19, 2002)

Finance Ministers To Meet In Halifax
2002-031 (April 19, 2002)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Agreement Between Canada and Germany
2002-030 (April 4, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-029 (April 4, 2002)

Department of Finance Launches Consultation on Cooperative Banking in Canada
2002-028 (April 2, 2002) - includes a link to the Cooperative Bank Consultation - Key Principles Underlying a Possible Legislative Model

Air Travellers Security Charge to Take Effect as of April 1, 2002
2002-027 (March 28, 2002)

Speech by the Honourable John McCallum, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Canada China Business Council
(March 28, 2002)

Canada Premium Bond Series 26 and Canada Savings Bond Series 77 Sales End Monday, April 1, 2002
2002-026 (March 25, 2002)

Canada Calls for Investigation on Steel Imports
2002-025 (March 22, 2002) - includes a Backgrounder and Products Subject to Safeguard Inquiry

Minister Martin Attends International Development Conference
2002-024 (March 20, 2002)

Debt Management Strategy for Fiscal Year 2002-03 Tabled in Parliament
2002-023 (March 14, 2002) - includes the text of the Debt Management Strategy, 2002-03

Official International Reserves
2002-022 (March 5, 2002)

Special Pricing Terms Continued for Canada Premium Bond Series 26 and Canada Savings Bond Series 77
2002-021 (March 2, 2002) - includes a Backgrounder

Equalization Adjustment: Impact on Quebec Suspended for One Year
2002-020 (February 28, 2002)

Canada Hands Over G-20 Chair to India
2002-019 (February 27, 2002)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of the 2002 National Campaign Chair for the New Canada Savings Bonds Payroll Program
2002-018 (February 27, 2002)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with Azerbaijan
2002-017 (February 12, 2002)

Canada Cancels Tanzanian Debt
2002-016 (February 11, 2002)

Statement of G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
Ottawa Meeting, February 8-9, 2002

Ottawa Meeting Launches 2002 G-7 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Process
2002-015 (February 8, 2002)

Proposed GST/HST Amendments Relating to Beverage Container Deposits
2002-014 (February 8, 2002) - includes Backgrounder and Legislative Proposals Relating to the Excise Tax Act

Legislation Introduced for 2001 Budget Initiatives
2002-013 (February 5, 2002) - includes Backgrounder and Explanatory Notes

Official International Reserves
2002-012 (February 5, 2002)

Special Pricing Terms Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 25 and Canada Savings Bond Series 76
2002-011 (February 4, 2002) - includes a Backgrounder.

Department of Finance Releases Public Opinion Research
2002-010 (January 31, 2002)

Notice of Ways and Means Motion Introduced for Budget Initiatives
2002-009 (January 29, 2002) - includes the Notice of Ways and Means Motion

Tax Agreement Signed by Canada and Kuwait
2002-008 (January 28, 2002)

Protocol to the Tax Convention Between Canada and Australia Signed
2002-007 (January 25, 2002)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with China
2002-006 (January 15, 2002)

Canada to Host G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
2002-005 (January 10, 2002) - includes a link to the Notice to the Media and G-7 Accreditation form.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Ecuador
2002-004 (January 8, 2002)

Official International Reserves
2002-003 (January 4, 2002)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Agreement Between Canada and the Slovak Republic
2002-002 (January 2, 2002)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 24 and Canada Savings Bond Series 75
2002-001 (January 2, 2002) - includes a Backgrounder.

2001

Release of Draft GST/HST Amendments for January 1, 2002
2001-127 (December 28, 2001) - includes Backgrounder and Draft Amendments to the Excise Tax Act

Proposed GST/HST Amendment affecting School authorities
2001-126 (December 21, 2001)

General Corporate Tax Rate Cut by 2 Percentage Points as of January„1¤7„1¤702
2001-125 (December 21, 2001) - includes list of measures included in the Five-Year Tax Reduction Plan

Government Supports Financial Sector Ombudservice
2001-124 (December 20, 2001)

International Monetary Fund Praises Canada’s Economic and Fiscal Policies
2001-123 (December 19, 2001) - includes Statement of the IMF Mission

Interim Measure Extended on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
2001-122 (December 18, 2001)

2002 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business
2001-121 (December 18, 2001)

Non-Resident Trusts and Foreign Investment Entities
2001-120 (December 17, 2001)

BC Cancer Foundation to Get $10 Million for Genome Research
2001-119 (December 10, 2001)

Budget 2001 Builds on Long-term Plan and Responds to Immediate Personal and Economic Security Concerns
2001-118 (December 10, 2001) - includes Highlights of Budget 2001

Canada Pension Plan Financially Sound: Chief Actuary
2001-117 (December 10, 2001)

2001 Federal Budget Information
2001-116 (December 5, 2001)

Official International Reserves
2001-115 (December 5, 2001)

Three Organizations Added to Anti-Terrorist List
2001-114 (December 4, 2001)

Government Tables Legislation to Implement Previously Announced Excise Measures
2001-113 (December 4, 2001) - includes Backgrounder, Excise Act 2001 - Explanatory Notes and Draft Legislation and Notice of Ways and Means Motion

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 23 and Canada Savings Bond Series 74
2001-112 (December 2, 2001) - includes a Backgrounder

Employment Insurance Premium Cuts: Rate Set at $2.20 for 2002
2001-111 (November 30, 2001) - includes Impact of Changes to the EI Premium Rate and Maximum Insurable Earnings - 1994 to„1¤702.

Minister of Finance releases Debt Management Report for 2000-01
2001-110 (November 30, 2001)- Includes Debt Management Report

Minister of Finance Announces Budget Date
2001-109 (November 26, 2001)

Statement prepared for the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
2001-108 (November 18, 2001)

Statement prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund
2001-107 (November 17, 2001)

Efforts Continue To Combat Terrorist Financing
2001-106 (November 16, 2001)

Globalization, Terrorism and the World Economy - Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, at a luncheon organized by the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee and The Conference Board of Canada
2001-105 (November 16, 2001)

Finance Minister Says Terrorists Will Not Stop Global Cooperation
2001-104 (November 16, 2001)

G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Ottawa to Discuss Fight Against Terrorism
2001-103 (November 16, 2001)

Anti-Money Laundering Agency Opens its Doors Today
2001-102 (November 8, 2001)

Protecting Canadians From Inflation Under the Five-Year Tax Reduction Plan: Indexing Factor of 3 Per Cent for 2002
2001-101 (November 8, 2001) - includes Backgrounder

New Names Added to Anti-Terrorism List
2001-100 (November 7, 2001)

Speech by the Honourable James S. Peterson, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Toronto Community Foundation’s 4th Annual Professional Advisors Forum
Speech by the Honourable James S. Peterson, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)

Minister of Finance Announces Venue for G-20 Ministerial in Ottawa
2001-099 (November 5, 2001) - includes Application for Media Accreditation and Notice to the Media

Official International Reserves
2001-098 (November 5, 2001)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Bulgaria
2001-097 (November 2, 2001)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 22 and Canada Savings Bond Series 73
2001-096 (November 2, 2001) - includes Backgrounder

Tobacco Tax Increases to Discourage Smoking
2001-095 (November 1, 2001) - includes Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion to amend the Customs Tariff and the Excise Tax Act

FINTRAC Receives Increased Funding to Combat Terrorist Financing
2001-094 (October 25, 2001)

Minister of Finance Announces Budget
2001-093 (October 24, 2001)

Financial Sector Reforms Implemented
2001-092 (October 24, 2001) - includes link to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

First Commissioner of Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Appointed
2001-091 (October 18, 2001) - Includes biographical notes

G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to Meet in Ottawa
2001-090 (October 17, 2001)

Special Federal Tax Assistance for Charitable Donations of Publicly Traded Securities Made Permanent
2001-089 (October 12, 2001)

New Names Added to Anti-Terrorism List
2001-088 (October 12, 2001)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Portugal
2001-087 (October 10, 2001)

Statement by Finance Minister Paul Martin Following G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
2001-086 (October 6, 2001) - includes Statement of G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 21 and Canada Savings Bond Series 72
2001-085 (October 5, 2001) - includes Backgrounder

2001-2002 New Canada Savings Bonds Campaign Launched
2001-084 (October 5, 2001) - includes Backgrounder

Official International Reserves
2001-083 (October 3, 2001)

New Measures to Combat Terrorist Financing
2001-082 (October 2, 2001)

Government Proposes Changes to Ships„1¤7 Stores Provisions
2001-081 (September 27, 2001) - includes Proposed Legislation and Regulations Relating to Ships' Stores

Statement of G-7 Finance Ministers
2001-080 (September 25, 2001)

Technical Legislative Proposals for Matchable Expenditure Rules
2001-079 (September 18, 2001) - includes Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Income Tax Act

Largest Ever Paydown Made on Canada’s Public Debt
2001-078 (September 18, 2001)

Proposed Amendment to GST/HST Group Relief Rules for Supplies of Clearing Services
2001-077 (September 13, 2001) - includes Explanatory Note and Proposed Amendments.

Federal Government Publishes Suspicious Transaction Reporting Regulations
2001-076 (September 13, 2001)

G-7 Statement on Tragic US Events
2001-075 (September 12, 2001)

Finance Minister Comments on Tragic US Events
2001-074 (September 12, 2001)

Official International Reserves
2001-073 (September 6, 2001)

Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit to Become More Responsive to Changing Family Circumstances
2001-072 (September 5, 2001)

New Superintendent of Financial Institutions Appointed.
2001-071 (August 29, 2001) - includes Biographical Notes for Nicholas Le Pan

Minister Launches Department of Finance Canada Web Site "Simplifier"
2001-070 (August 9, 2001)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Senegal
2001-069 (August 7, 2001) - includes the text of the Convention

Official International Reserves
2001-068 (August 3, 2001)

Finance Minister Releases Revised Draft of Legislative Proposals for the Taxation of Non-Resident Trusts and Foreign Investment Entities
2001-067 (August 2, 2001) - includes Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes.

Department of Finance Releases Tax Expenditure Report
2001-066 (July 30, 2001) - includes the Tax Expenditures and Evaluations Report: 2001

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Peru
2001-065 (July 23, 2001) - includes text of the Convention

2001-2002 Retail Debt Plan
2001-064 (July 12, 2001) - includes text of the Canada Investment and Savings 2001-2002 Retail Debt Plan

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Venezuela
2001-063 (July 10, 2001) - includes the text of the Convention

Minister Welcomes Call for World Bank Reform
2001-062 (July 7, 2001) - includes links to Fighting the Abuses of the Global Financial System, Report from G7 Finance Ministers to the Heads of State and Government; Strengthening the International Financial System and the Multilateral Development Banks, Report from G7 Finance Ministers to the Heads of State and Gover

Finance Minister Meets With Italian Minister of Finance
2001-061 (July 5, 2001)

Finance Associate Deputy Minister Nominated as Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund
2001-060 (July 5, 2001)

Official International Reserves
2001-059 (July 5, 2001)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Ecuador
2001-058 (June 29, 2001) - includes Convention Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Ecuador

Canada Child Tax Benefit Increases by $300 a Year per Child in July 2001
2001-057 (June 28, 2001)

Government Welcomes Passage of Financial Sector Reform Legislation.
2001-056 (June 14, 2001)

Brief Address by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, to the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance GlobeTech Conference
(June 12, 2001)

Official International Reserves
2001-055 (June 5, 2001)

Development of Environmental Indicators a Priority, Says Finance Minister.
2001-054 (May 25, 2001) - includes the text of the Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance (News Release 2001-053)

Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, at a Breakfast Organized by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
2001-053 (May 25, 2001) - includes text of News Release 2001-054 - Development of Environmental Indicators a Priority, says Finance Minister

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Czech Republic
2001-052 (May 25, 2001) - includes the text of the Convention.

Tax Agreement Signed by Canada and the Slovak Republic
2001-051 (May 22, 2001) - includes the text of the Convention

Joint Statement of the Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada on the Renewal of the Inflation-Control Target
2001-050 (May 17, 2001) - includes links to the Economic Update and News Release 2001-049 - Economic Update Announces Continued Budgetary Surpluses and Further Debt Reduction

Economic Update Announces Continued Budgetary Surpluses and Further Debt Reduction.
2001-049 (May 17, 2001) - includes links to the Economic Update and Joint Statement of the Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada on the Renewal of the Inflation-Control Target (News Release 2001-050)

Speech by the Honourable James S. Peterson, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions) for Canada, to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s 37th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition
2001-048 (May 10, 2001)

Former Finance Deputy Minister Appointed Director of EBRD
2001-047 (May 10, 2001)

Official International Reserves
2001-046 (May 3, 2001)

Statement Prepared for the Development Committee -- The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada
2001-045 (April 29, 2001)

Canada Says Education is Key to Combatting Global Poverty
2001-044 (April 29, 2001) - includes Statement Prepared for the Development Committee

Statement Prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund - The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance
2001-043 (April 29, 2001)

IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation With Canada
International Monetary Fund WWW site, April 23, 2001

Canada and Germany Sign Tax Agreement
2001-042 (April 19, 2001) - includes text of the Convention

Proposed GST/HST Amendments Announced Relating to Tax-Free Products and Prescribed Rebate Recipients
2001-041 (April 12, 2001) - includes Proposed Amendments to the Excise Tax Act

Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, on the Government’s Comprehensive Strategy to Discourage Smoking
2001-040 (April 5, 2001) - includes News Release

Government Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Discourage Smoking.
2001-039 (April 5, 2001) - includes Backgrounders, Legislative Proposals Relating to Tobacco Products - Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Notes and Minister's Statement.

Western Hemisphere Finance Ministers Build on Montreal Consensus
2001-038 (April 4, 2001)

Official International Reserves
2001-037 (April 4, 2001)

Joint Ministerial Statement
Western Hemisphere Finance Ministers Meeting (April 4, 2001)

Canada Provides Support for Caribbean Financial Reform on Eve of Western Hemisphere Finance Ministers Meeting.
2001-036 (April 2, 2001)

Canada Premium Bond Series 20 and Canada Savings Bond Series 71 Sales End Sunday, April 1, 2001.
2001-035 (March 29, 2001)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of the 2001 National Campaign Chair for New Canada Savings Bonds Payroll Program.
2001-034 (March 29, 2001) - includes Biographical Note

Technology as a Means to Improve Governance and Democracy.
2001-033 (March 29, 2001)

Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, to the Crossing Boundaries National Conference.
2001-032 (March 29, 2001)

Government of Canada to Hold Tax Treaty Negotiations With Peru.
2001-031 (March 26, 2001)

New Appointments and Reappointments to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
2001-030 (March 22, 2001) - includes Canada Pension Plan Investment Board - Biographical Sketches and Fact Sheet

Minister of Finance Tables Detailed Notice of Ways and Means Motion Amending the Income Tax Act.
2001-029 (March 16, 2001) - includes Backgrounder, Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Income Tax Act and Explanatory Notes

Making It Plain: Government Releases Model Plain Language Loan Disclosure Documents.
2001-028 (March 15, 2001) - includes Model Credit Card Agreement and Application and Model Line of Credit Agreement and Application

Finance Minister Tables Legislation Lifting Equalization Ceiling for 1999-2000.
2001-027 (March 15, 2001)

Department of Finance Releases Public Opinion Research.
2001-026 (March 7, 2001)

Federal Ministers Announce $750-Million Investment in the Canada Foundation for Innovation
Joint Press Release (March 6, 2001) - Industry Canada WWW site..

Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, at a Luncheon Sponsored by the British Columbia Technology Industries Association.
2001-025 (March 5, 2001)

Minister of Finance Extends Deadline for Stock Option Deferral Election.
2001-024 (March 05, 2001)

Minister of Finance Announces Venue for Western Hemisphere Finance Ministers Meeting.
2001-023 (March 05, 2001)

Official International Reserves
2001-022 (March 5, 2001)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 20 and Canada Savings Bond Series 71.
2001-021 (March 2, 2001) - includes Backgrounder

Provinces Projected to Receive $1.8 Billion in Additional Equalization Payments, says Finance Minister.
2001-020 (February 27, 2001) - includes text of Equalization Payments, 1999-2001

Debt Management Strategy for Fiscal Year 2001-02 Tabled in Parliament.
2001-019 (February 27, 2001) includes text of the Debt Management Strategy, 2001-2002

Government Pledges to Address Industry Concerns About Dumped Steel Imports.
2001-018 (February 21, 2001) - includes Backgrounder: Recent Steel Investigations by the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

Legislation to Amend the Excise Tax Act Introduced.
2001-017 (February 20, 2001) - includes Backgrounder, Amendments to the Excise Tax Act - Explanatory Notes and Notice of Ways and Means Motion to amend the Excise Tax Act

Federal Government Publishes the Proposed New Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) Regulations.
2001-016 (February 16, 2001) - includes text of Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) Regulations, 2000 - as published in the Canada Gazette Part I

Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, at a Luncheon Event Co-Sponsored by the Canada Club, the Association of„1¤7 Canadian Investment Dealers and the Canada-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce
2001-015 (February 15, 2001)

Government Reintroduces Legislation to Create New Policy Framework for Financial Services Sector.
2001-014 (February 7, 2001) - includes backgrounders and full text of the Bill

Official International Reserves
2001-013 (February 5, 2001)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 19 and Canada Savings Bond Series 70.
2001-012 (February 2, 2001) - includes Backgrounder

Canada’s Economic and Fiscal Policies Praised by the IMF.
2001-011 (February 1, 2001) - includes Backgrounder -- International Monetary Fund - 2001 Article IV Consultation, Statement of the IMF Mission, January 31, 2001

Canada Premium Bonds and Canada Savings Bonds February 1, 2001, Issues to Be Withdrawn from Sale.
2001-010 (January 26, 2001)

Notes for an address by the Honourable Paul Martin, to the Royal Institute of International Affairs.
2001-009 (January 24, 2001) - includes News Release 2001-008 - G-20 The Ideal Forum to Tackle Problems Associated with Globalization.

G-20 The Ideal Forum to Tackle Problems Associated With Globalization, says Finance Minister in London.
2001-008 (January 24, 2001) - includes Notes for an address by the Honourable Paul Martin, to the Royal Institute of International Affairs

Winning the World Over - Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, to the Canadian Society of New York.
2001-007 (January 17, 2001) - includes News Release 2001-006 - Canada Equipped to Compete, Says Finance Minister in New York

Canada Equipped to Compete, Says Finance Minister in New York.
2001-006 (January 17, 2001) - includes News Release 2001-007 - Winning the World Over - Speech by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada, to the Canadian Society of New York

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Jordan.
2001-005 (January 09, 2001) - includes text of Convention

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Algeria.
2001-004 (January 09, 2001) - includes text of Convention

Entry into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Kyrgyz Republic
2001-003 (January 09, 2001) - includes text of Convention

Official International Reserves
2001-002 (January 04, 2001)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 18 and Canada Savings Bond Series 69.
2001-001 (January 02, 2001) - includes Backgrounder

2000

Finance Minister Releases Draft Income Tax Amendments Implementing Key Elements of Government's Five-Year Tax Reduction Plan
2000-101 (December 21, 2000) - includes Backgrounder and Draft Income Tax Amendments.

Minister of Finance Releases Debt Management Report
2000-100 (December 21, 2000) - includes Debt Management Report.

Canada Premium Bond Series 17 and Canada Savings Bond Series 68 Sales End Monday, January 1, 2001
2000-099 (December 21, 2000)

Statement to Board of Directors at the Bank of Canada
2000-098 (December 20, 2000) - includes text of News Release -- Government Approves Appointment of David Dodge As Governor of the Bank of Canada.

Government Approves Appointment of David Dodge as Governor of the Bank of Canada
2000-097 (December 20, 2000) - includes the Statement to the Board of Directors at the Bank of Canada.

2001 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business
2000-096 (December 20, 2000) - includes backgrounder.

Canada Announces Debt Moratorium for the Poorest Countries
2000-095 (December 19, 2000) - includes backgrounder.

Federal Tax Cuts Take Effect in January 2001
2000-094 (December 14, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

Government of Canada Confirms Relief for Heating Expenses
2000-093 (December 13, 2000)

Extension of Interim Measure on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
2000-092 (December 12, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-091 (December 5, 2000)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 17 and Canada Savings Bond Series 68
2000-090 (December 2, 2000) - includes Backgrounder.

Entry Into Force of the Protocol Amending the Tax Convention Between Canada and Austria
2000-089 (November 30, 2000) - includes text of the Protocol.

Entry Into Force of the Protocol Amending the Tax Convention Between Canada and Japan
2000-088 (November 17, 2000) - includes text of the Protocol.

Government Responds to Industry Concerns About Dumped Steel Imports
2000-087 (November 3, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-086 (November 3, 2000)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 16 and Canada Saving Bond Series 67
2000-085 (November 2, 2000) - includes a backgrounder.

Entry into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
2000-084 (October 25, 2000) - includes text of the Convention.

North American Financial Group
2000-083 (October 25, 2000)

G-20 Ministers and Governors in Montréal to Discuss Financial Vulnerability
2000-082 (October 23, 2000)

Economic Statement and Budget Update Delivers Health Care Funding, Invests in Innovation, Pays Down Debt and Cuts Taxes
2000-081 (October 18, 2000) - includes Backgrounder and Economic Statement and Budget Update.

Minister of Finance to Present Economic Statement and Budget Update
2000-080 (October 16, 2000)

Federal Government Moves to Implement its $23.4-Billion Commitment for Health and Social Funding
2000-079 (October 04, 2000)

Draft Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes Tabled Relating to Budget 2000 and Other Sales Tax Measures
2000-078 (October 4, 2000) - includes Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes Relating to the Excise Tax Act, Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
2000-077 (October 4, 2000)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 15 and Canada Savings Bond Series 66
2000-076 (September 29, 2000)- includes backgrounder.

2000-2001 New Canada Savings Bonds Campaign Launched
2000-075 (September 29, 2000) - includes backgrounder.

Statement Prepared for the Development Committee
2000-074 (September 25, 2000)

Canada Urges Moratorium on Debt Repayments
2000-073 (September 24, 2000) - includes Backgrounder.

Statement Prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee
2000-072 (September 24, 2000)

Annual Financial Report - The federal government recorded a surplus of $12.3 billion
2000-071 (September 20, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

Minister Announces Highest Debt Paydown Ever
2000-070 (September 20, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Uzbekistan
2000-069 (September 18, 2000) - includes the text of the Convention.

Canada and the United States Propose Tax Treaty Changes
2000-068 (September 18, 2000)

Speech to the Toronto Board of Trade
2000-067 (September 14, 2000)

New Economy Holds Vast Potential for Canada, Says Finance Minister
2000-066 (September 14, 2000) - includes the Speech to the Toronto Board of Trade.

Minister of Finance Announces Venue for G-20 Ministerial in Montréal
2000-065 (September 13, 2000) - includes Notice to the Media and Media Accreditation Form.

Finance Minister Extends Consultation Period and Announces New Effective Date for Foreign Investment Entity and Trust Tax Proposals
2000-064 (September 7, 2000) - includes a backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
2000-063 (September 6, 2000)

Department of Finance Releases Tax Expenditure Report
2000-062 (September 1, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

Finance Minister Meets With NGOs in Advance of G-20 Meeting
2000-061 (August 16, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

The Department of Finance Launches Website News Release Notification Service
2000-060 (August 11, 2000)

Foreign Bank Tax Proposals Released
2000-059 (August 8, 2000) - includes Proposed Amendments to the Income Tax Act and Explanatory Notes and Provisions of General Application.

2000-2001 Retail Debt Plan
2000-058 (August 3, 2000) - includes the 2000-2001 Retail Debt Plan.

Official International Reserves
2000-057 (August 3, 2000)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to the Bank of Canada Board of Directors
2000-056 (August 1, 2000) - includes Biographical Notes - Daniel F. Gallivan, Q.C.

Finance Minister Welcomes G-7 Report Highlighting Benefits of Information Technology and Progress Made on International Financial Architecture Reform
2000-055 (July 8, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

Finance Minister Welcomes IMF Report on the Canadian Financial Sector's Compliance with International Standards
2000-054 (July 7, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-053 (July 6, 2000)

Proposed Amendments to GST/HST Regulations Relating to Provincial Gaming Authorities Released
2000-052 (July 5, 2000) - includes backgrounder and Draft Regulations.

Federal Tax Cuts Begin to Take Effect in July
2000-051 (June 27, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

Finance Minister Releases Draft Legislation on the Taxation of Non-Resident Trusts and Foreign Investment Entities
2000-050 (June 22, 2000) - includes Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes.

Finance Minister Welcomes Moody's Upgrade of Canada's Foreign Debt Rating
2000-049 (June 21, 2000)

Finance Minister Releases Correspondence
2000-048 (June 13, 2000) - includes Minister Martin's Letter.

Government Introduces Legislation to Create New Policy Framework for Financial Services Sector
2000-047 (June 13, 2000) - includes backgrounders.

Speech to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
2000-046 (June 8, 2000)

Detailed Notice of Ways and Means Motion Tabled
2000-045 (June 5, 2000) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Revised Explanatory Notes.

Speech to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities
2000-044 (June 5, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-043 (June 5, 2000)

Canada Savings Bond Interest Rate Increase
2000-042 (May 31, 2000) - includes the Backgrounder: Canada Savings Bonds Rate Increase.

Speech to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade
2000-041 (May 18, 2000) - includes link to related document.

Minister of Finance Stresses Need for Broader Consultation to Successfully Manage Globalization
2000-040 (May 18, 2000) - includes backgrounder.

Finance Minister Clarifies Certain Income Tax Measures in the 2000 Budget
2000-039 (May 9, 2000)

$1000 Note Will No Longer Be Issued
2000-038 (May 8, 2000)

A Statement by the Minister of Finance on the Retirement of the Governor of the Bank of Canada
2000-037 (May 4, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2002-036 (May 3, 2000)

Draft Technical Amendments to Income Tax Regulations Relating to Registered Pension Plans Released
2000-035 (April 18, 2000) - includes backgrounder and related documents

Statement Prepared for the Development Committee
2000-034 (April 17, 2000)

Statement Prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the International Monetary Fund
2000-033 (April 16, 2000)

Minister of Finance Calls for Renewed Focus on Making Globalization Work to the Benefit of All
2000-032 (April 14, 2000)

Statement by The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance Canada, to the Institute for International Economics
2000-031 (April 14, 2000)

Finance Minister Welcomes the Creation of an Independent Evaluation Office by the International Monetary Fund
2000-030 (April 13, 2000)

Canada to Adopt Collective Action Clauses
2000-029 (April 13, 2000)

Department of Finance Releases Results of Recent Public Opinion Research
2000-028 (April 12, 2000)

Entry into force of improvements to Canada's Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Law
2000-027 (April 7, 2000)

Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the G-20 to Meet in Montréal in October 2000
2000-026 (April 5, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-025 (April 5, 2000)

Minister of Finance Announces the Appointment of the 2000 National Campaign Chair for the New Canada Savings Bonds Payroll Program
2000-024 (March 31, 2000) - includes biographical notes

Notice of Ways and Means Introduced for Budget Initiatives
2000-023 (March 30, 2000) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion

Debt Management Strategy - 2000-01 Tabled in Parliament
2000-022 (March 23, 2000) - includes a link to the Debt Management Strategy - 2000-01.

Federal Government Approves Conversion Proposal of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
2000--021 (March 23, 2000)

Canada Premium Bond Series 14 and Canada Savings Bond Series 65 Sales End Saturday, April 1, 2000
2000-020 (March 22, 2000)

Western Hemisphere Finance Ministers to Meet in Toronto in March 2001
2000-019 (March 8, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-018 (March 3, 2000)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with Mongolia
2000-017 (March 2, 2000)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 14 and Canada Savings Bond Series 65
2000-016 (March 2, 2000) - includes Backgrounder.

Budget 2000 Enriches Funding for Health Care and Education, Cuts Taxes and Invests in Innovation
2000-015 (February 28, 2000) - includes highlights of Budget 2000.

2000 Federal Budget Information
2000-014 (February 25, 2000)

Canada Premium Bond Series 13 and Canada Savings Bond Series 64 Sales End March 1, 2000
2000-013 (February 23, 2000)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to the Bank of Canada Board of Directors
2000-012 (February 17, 2000) - includes Biographical Notes.

$1000 Note to Be Withdrawn as Part of Government's Fight Against Money Laundering
2000-011 (February 17, 2000)

Minister of Finance Announces Budget Date
2000-010 (February 9, 2000)

Finance Minister Announces Minor Change to the Redemption Requirements for Federal LSVCCs
2000-009 (February 7, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-008 (February 3, 2000

Rates announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 13 and Canada Savings Bond Series 64
2000-007 (February 2, 2000) - includes Backgrounder

Federal Government Approves Acquisition of Canada Trust by The Toronto-Dominion Bank
2000-006 (January 31, 2000) - includes links to documents at the Competition Bureau and the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

Canada Premium Bond Series 12 and Canada Savings Bond Series 63 Sales End February 1, 2000
2000-005 (January 26, 2000)

Government Outlines Measures to Make Tax System More Flexible for Provinces and Territories
2000-004 (January 25, 2000) - Includes Backgrounders and a link to Federal Administration of Provincial Taxes

Canada Pension Plan Annual Report - 1998-99
News release and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Annual Report for 1998-99 (Human Resources Development Canada WWW site, January 19, 2000)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with Romania and Armenia
2000-003 (January 13, 2000)

Official International Reserves
2000-002 (January 6, 2000)

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 12 and Canada Savings Bond Series 63
2000-001 (January 4, 2000) - includes Backgrounder -- Canada Premium Bond Series 12 and Canada Savings Bond Series 63

Employment Insurance Premium Rate Set At $2.25 For 2001 And Level Of Maximum Insurable Earnings Remains At $39,000
Press Release (December 1, 2000) - Human Resources Development Canada WWW site.

Meeting of the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
Press Release (October 25, 2000)

1999

Entry Into Force of the Tax Agreement Between Canada and the Federal Republic of Nigeria
1999-115 (December 23, 1999) - includes text of the Agreement

Canada Premium Bond Series 11 and Savings Bond Series 62 Sales End January 1, 2000
1999-114 (December 23, 1999)

Extension of Interim Measure on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
1999-113 (December 17, 1999)

Revised Taxpayer Migration and Trust Proposals Released
1999-112 (December 17, 1999) - includes Annexes 1 and 2; Revised Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes on Taxpayer Migration and Trusts

Addition of the Canadian Venture Exchange to the List of Prescribed Stock Exchanges in Canada
1999-111 (December 16, 1999)

G-20 Commits to Efforts to Reduce Vulnerabilities to Global Financial Crises
1999-110 (December 16, 1999)

G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
Communiqué from the inaugural meeting.

Federal Government Introduces Bill to Fight Money Laundering
1999-109 (December 15, 1999) - includes Backgrounder and Consultation Paper

Automobile Deduction Limits, Expense Benefit Rates for Business Announced for 2000
1999-108 (December 13, 1999) - includes Backgrounder

Canada Forgives Bangladesh's Debt
1999-107 (December 9, 1999)

Federal-Provincial Review of the Canada Pension Plan
Canada Pension Plan Triennial Review Press Release; includes backgrounders. NOTE - clicking on this link will connect you with the release on the Financing the CPP Web site.

Finance Minister Tables Notice of Ways and Means Motion
1999-106 (December 7, 1999) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Revised Explanatory Notes.

Official International Reserves
1999-105 (December 3, 1999)

Legislation to Amend the Excise Tax Act and Other Acts Reintroduced with Some Additions
1999-104 (December 2, 1999) - includes backgrounder, explanatory notes and Notice of Ways and Means Motion

Rates Announced for Canada Premium Bond Series 11 and Canada Savings Bond Series 62
1999-103 (December 2, 1999) - includes backgrounder

Draft Technical Income Tax Amendments Released
1999-102 (November 30, 1999) - includes Annex, Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes.

Debt Management Report for Fiscal Year 1998-99 Tabled in Parliament
1999-101 (November 30, 1999)

Canada Premium Bond Series 10 and Canada Savings Bond Series 61 Sales End December 1
1999-100 (November 26, 1999)

Entry into Force of the Tax Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Croatia
1999-099 (November 26, 1999) - includes text of the Convention.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Chile
1999-098 (November 23, 1999) - includes text of the Convention.

Minister of Finance Releases Statement of IMF Mission on Canada
1999-097 (November 19, 1999) - includes the International Monetary Fund - Statement of the IMF Mission.

Tobacco Tax Increases Announced
1999-096 (November 5, 1999) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Notes

Official International Reserves
1999-095 (November 3, 1999)

Government Announces Planning Surpluses
1999-094 (November 2, 1999)

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bond Series 61 and Canada Premium Bond Series 10
1999-093 (November 2, 1999) - includes backgrounder

2000 EI Premium Reduction to $2.40 Means $1.2 Billion Savings for Workers and Employers
Joint release with Human Resources Development Canada. NOTE - clicking on this link will connect you with the release on the HRDC Web site.

Federal Government Approves Conversion Proposal of Canada Life Assurance Company
1999-092 (October 27, 1999)

Canada Savings Bond Series 60 and Canada Premium Bond Series 9 Sales End November 1
1999-091 (October 27, 1999)

Canada Savings Bond and Canada Premium Bond Interest Rates Increased
1999-090 (October 22, 1999) - includes backgrounder

Department of Finance Releases Public Opinion Research
1999-089 (October 22, 1999)

Legislative Changes Proposed to Residence Deduction for the Clergy
1999-088 (October 19, 1999)

Canada Savings Bond and Canada Premium Bond Interest Rates Increased
1999-087 (October 19, 1999) - includes backgrounder

Secretary of State Announces Sales Tax Measures Including a Change in the Effective Date of Previously Proposed Passenger Transportation Measures
1999-086 (October 8, 1999)

Remarks by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada to the Forum of Federations
October 6, 1999 - Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

Official International Reserves
1999-085 (October 5, 1999)

Harnessing the Forces of Globalization - Remarks by the Honourable James Scott Peterson, P.C., M.P., Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions) to the Annual Policy Conference of the Group of 78
October 1, 1999 - Cantley, Quebec

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bond Series 60 and Canada Premium Bond Series 9
1999-084 (September 30, 1999)

1999-2000 New Canada Savings Bonds Campaign Launched
1999-083 (September 30, 1999) - includes Backgrounder on New Canada Savings Bonds

Statement Prepared for the Development Committee [of the IMF]
1999-082 (September 27, 1999)

Statement Prepared for the Interim Committee of the International Monetary Fund
1999-081 (September 26, 1999)

Finance Minister Paul Martin chosen as inaugural Chairperson of New Group of Twenty
1999-080 (September 25, 1999)

Federal Government Approves Demutualization of Manufacturers Life Insurance Company
1999-079 (September 24, 1999)

Government Records Second Consecutive Surplus
1999-078 (September 23, 1999)

Canada's Finance Minister Calls for Broader International Participation in Managing the Economic Challenges of Globalization
1999-077 (September 22, 1999)

Finance Minister Releases Draft Tax Legislation
1999-076 (September 10, 1999) - includes Backgrounder and Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
1999-075 (September 10, 1999) - includes the text of the Convention

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
1999-074 (September 9, 1999) - includes text of the Convention.

Official International Reserves
1999-073 (September 3, 1999)

Sales Tax Proposals Announced Relating to Passenger Transportation Services, Multi-employer Pension Plans and the Federal Sales Tax Rebate on Books
1999-072 (August 12, 1999) - includes Backgrounder, Draft Legislation and Explanatory Notes

Official International Reserves
1999-071 (August 5, 1999)

Government Responds to Proposal by the Toronto-Dominion Bank to Acquire Canada Trust
1999-070 (August 3, 1999)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of Chair to Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
1999-069 (July 29, 1999)

Update on Income Tax Regulations for Multinational Insurance Corporations
1999-068 (July 29, 1999)

Clarifying Amendments Regarding Tax Treatment of Resource Expenditures
1999-067 (July 23, 1999) - includes Detailed Information Clarifying Tax Treatment of Resource Expenditures -- Draft Amendments to the Income Tax Act and the Income Tax Regulations and Explanatory Notes

Technical Change Announced for Registered Education Savings Plans
1999-066 (July 20, 1999)

Federal Government Approves Demutualization of Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada
1999-065 (July 14, 1999)

Canada Participates in High Level Meeting on the Balkans
1999-064 (July 12, 1999)

Remarks by the Honourable Paul Martin Minister of Finance to the Conference of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies -- The International Financial Architecture: The Rule of Law
(July 12, 1999)

Finance Department Releases Public Opinion Research
1999-063 (July 8, 1999)

Official International Reserves
1999-062 (July 6, 1999)

Budget 1999 Tax Relief Effective July 1
1999-061 (June 30, 1999)

Foreign Bank Branching Legislation Comes Into Force
1999-060 (June 28, 1999) - includes Bank Act Regulations

Minister of Finance Announces a New Policy Framework for Canada's Financial Services Sector
1999-059 (June 25, 1999) - includes link to details of new policy framework

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Uzbekistan
1999-058 (June 18, 1999) - includes text of the Convention

Finance Department Releases Tax Expenditure Report
1999-057 (June 17, 1999) - includes text of the Tax Expenditures 1999 Report

Notes for an address to the Border Trade Alliance International Conference by The Honourable Jim Peterson, P.C, M.P.,  Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)
(June 17, 1999)

Protocol to Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Austria
1999-056 (June 16, 1999) - includes text of Protocol to Tax Convention and News Release 2000-089

Technical Change to the $1,000 Tax-Free Amount for Emergency Service Volunteers
1999-055 (June 16, 1999)

Canadians Embrace New Canada Premium Bond
1999-054 (June 15, 1999) - includes the text of the 1999-2000 Retail Debt Plan

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Portuguese Republic
1999-053 (June 14, 1999) - includes the text of the Convention

Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada to the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
1999-052 (June 7, 1999)

Canada's Finance Minister Addresses Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
1999-051 (June 7, 1999)

Canada in the Global Economy - address by the ... Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions) to the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada at Bishop's University
(June 9, 1999)

Sales Tax and Excise Tax Legislation Introduced
1999-050 (June 4, 1999) - includes Backgrounder, Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Amendments to the Excise Tax Act, etc.; Explanatory Notes

Clarifying Changes to Tax Rules Announced for Donations of Ecologically Sensitive Land
1999-049 (June 3, 1999) - includes Backgrounder and Amendments to the Income Tax Act Relating to Ecological Gifts

Official International Reserves
1999-048 (June 3, 1999)

Government Proposes to Extend Deadline for Tax Relief to Small Businesses for Year 2000 Compliance
1999-047 (June 2, 1999)

Federal Government Introduces Bill to Fight Money Laundering
1999-046 (May 31, 1999) - includes Backgrounder

Current Structure of the Government of Canada Treasury Bill Program to be Maintained
1999-045 (May 18, 1999)

Changes Proposed to Tax Rules Relating to the Conversion of Foreign Bank Subsidiaries into Foreign Bank Branches
1999-044 (May 11, 1999) - includes Backgrounder

Official International Reserves
1999-043 (May 5, 1999)

Government of Canada Invites Requests for Accelerated Tariff Elimination under the NAFTA and the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement
1999-042 (April 30, 1999)

Statement Prepared for the Development Committee, The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance for Canada
1999-041 (April 28, 1999)

Statement Prepared for the Interim Committee of the International Monetary Fund, The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance
1999-040 (April 27, 1999)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to the Bank of Canada Board of Directors
1999-039 (April 26, 1999) - includes Biographical Notes

Canada Enhances Disclosure of Official International Reserves Data
1999-038 (April 23, 1999) - includes text of the Enhanced Foreign Exchange Reserves Disclosure

Statement by The Honourable Jim Peterson, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions) at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Annual Meetings
1999-037 (April 20, 1999)

Government Releases Legislative Proposals and Draft Regulations for the Taxation of Spirits, Wine and Tobacco Products
1999-036 (April 15, 1999) - includes Backgrounder and Legislative Proposals, Explanatory Notes and Draft Regulations Relating to a New Framework for the Taxation of Spirits, Wine and Tobacco Products

Tax Rollover for Canadian Shareholders of Foreign Corporations
1999-035 (April 15, 1999)

Official International Reserves
1999-034 (April 7, 1999)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of 1999 National Campaign Chair for the New Canada Savings Bonds Payroll Program
1999-033 (March 26, 1999) - includes Backgrounder: Biography of Guy Saint-Pierre

Canada Announces Details of Debt Relief Strategy for Helping the Poorest Countries
1999-032 (March 25, 1999) - includes Backgrounder -- Helping the Poorest -- Canada's Contribution to Debt Relief

Canada Savings Bond Series 59 and Canada Premium Bond Series 8 Sales End April 1
1999-031 (March 25, 1999)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Bulgaria
1999-030 (March 18, 1999) - includes text of the Convention

Legislation Introduced for Budget Initiatives
1999-029 (March 16, 1999)

Sales Tax Rules Relating to Insurers and Segregated Funds
1999-028 (March 16, 1999) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Tax Act

Legislation and Regulations to Allow Demutualization of Large Canadian Life Insurance Companies Come into Force
1999-027 (March 15, 1999) - includes Your Guide to Demutualization

Changes Proposed to Income Tax, Canada Pension Plan and Employment Insurance Collection Rules
1999-026 (March 11, 1999) - includes Backgrounder, Parts 1 and 2

Income Tax Legislation Reintroduced
1999-025 (March 10, 1999) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion to amend the Income Tax Act... and Revised Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax

Official International Reserves
1999-024 (March 3, 1999)

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bond Series 59 and Canada Premium Bond Series 8
1999-023 (March 2, 1999) - includes Backgrounder

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
1999-022 (March 1, 1999) - includes text of the Convention

Canada Savings Bond Series 58 and Canada Premium Bond Series 7 Sales End March 1
1999-021 (February 24, 1999)

Finance Minister Welcomes G-7's Progress on Promoting Stability in the International Financial System
1999-020 (February 20, 1999) - includes links to related documents on the Deutsche Bundesbank WWW site

Protocol to Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Japan.
1999-019 (February 19, 1999) - includes text of the Protocol

1999 Budget Increases Federal Support for Health Care
1999-018 (February 16, 1999)

1999 Budget - Toll-Free Information Hotline
1999-017 (February 15, 1999)

Government Introduces New Legislation to Allow Foreign Banks to Branch Directly into Canada
1999-016 (February 11, 1999) - includes Backgrounder, Qs and A's on Foreign Bank Branching Legislation, Comparison of Key Features between Foreign Bank Subsidiaries and Foreign Bank Branches, and text of Draft Regulations

Authorized Foreign Banks: Income Tax Rules
1999-015 (February 11, 1999) - includes Backgrounder and text of the Notice of Ways and Means Motion

Finance Minister Announces Federal Budget Date
1999-014 (February 5, 1999)

Official International Reserves
1999-013 (February 3, 1999)

Minister of Finance Tables Legislation to Renew the Equalization Program
1999-012 (February 2, 1999) - includes text of The Federal Equalization Program

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bond Series 58 and Canada Premium Bond Series 7
1999-011 (February 2, 1999) - includes Backgrounder

Refinements Announced to Sales Tax Proposals Released December 10, 1998, and Additional Artists' Representatives to be Prescribed by Regulation
1999-010 (January 29, 1999) - includes Backgrounder and Proposed Amendments to the Excise Tax Act.

Modifications to Foreign Property Classification Proposed
1999-009 (January 28, 1999) - includes Annex: Details on Proposed Modifications on Foreign Property.

Canada Savings Bond Series 57 and Canada Premium Bond Series 6 Sales End February 1
1999-008 (January 27, 1999)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Lebanese Republic
1999-007 (January 18, 1999) - includes text of the Convention

Modification Announced to Draft Income Tax Legislation on Demutualization
1999-006 (January 14, 1999)

Entry into Force of the Protocol Amending the Tax Convention Between Canada and Indonesia
1999-005 (January 7, 1999) - includes text of Protocol

Entry Into Force of the Protocol Amending the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Netherlands
1999-004 (January 7, 1999) - includes text of Protocol

Entry into Force of the Tax Agreement Between Canada and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
1999-003 (January 7, 1999) - includes the text of the Agreement

Official International Reserves
1999-002 (January 6, 1999)

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bond Series 57 and Canada Premium Bond Series 6
1999-001 (January 2, 1999) - includes Backgrounder

1998

Canada Savings Bond Series 56 and Canada Premium Bond Series 5 Sales End January 1
1998-135 (December 24, 1998)

Finance Minister Releases Migration and Trust Proposals Along with Court Procedure Proposal
1998-134 (December 23, 1998) - includes the Alternative Grounds Supporting an Assessment, Backgrounder, Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes.

Canada Contributes US$ 1 Million for Debt Relief to Guyana
1998-133 (December 23, 1998)

Public Opinion Research Released by Finance Department
1998-132 (December 22, 1998)

Section 17 of the Income Tax Act - Amounts Owing by Non-Residents
1998-131 (December 18, 1998)

Government Extends Interim Measure on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
1998-130 (December 18, 1998)

Qualified RRSP Investments and IRAs
1998-129 (December 18, 1998)

Government Releases 1998 Debt Management Report
1998-128 (December 17, 1998) - includes link to Report

Government Announces 1999 Deduction Limits and Benefit Rates for Automobile Expenses
1998-127 (December 16, 1998) - includes a Backgrounder.

Canada Pension Plan Actuarial Report Tabled
1998-126 (December 16, 1998) - includes the Seventeenth Actuarial Report on the Canada Pension Plan.

Government Releases Draft Income Tax Legislation on the Demutualization of Life Insurance Companies
1998-125 (December 15,1998) - includes a Backgrounder, Draft Legislation on the Tax Consequences of Demutualization and Explanatory Notes.

Statement by The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, on the Bank Merger Proposals
1998-124 (December 14, 1998)

Minister of Finance Announces Decision on Bank Merger Proposals
1998-123 (December 14, 1998) - includes a link to the Bank Merger Proposals.

Proposed Sales Tax Amendments and Regulations Tabled
1998-122 (December 10, 1998) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Tax Act and gislative Proposals, Draft Regulations and Explanatory Notes Relating to the Excise Tax Act.

Income Tax Legislation Introduced
1998-121 (December 10, 1998) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion to amend the Income Tax Act.

Ministers Meet with Steel Industry Representatives to Discuss Increasing Steel Imports
1998-120 (December 8, 1998)

Public Opinion Research on Budget Priorities Released by Finance Department
1998-119 (December 7, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-118 (December 3, 1998)

Technical Amendment Proposed to Help Implement Taxation Agreements With First Nations
1998-117 (December 2, 1998) - includes a Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion to amend the Income Tax Act.

Minister Martin Releases Statement of IMF Mission on Canada
1998-116 (December 2, 1998) - includes the International Monetary Fund: Statement of the IMF Mission.

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bond Series 56 and Canada Premium Bond Series 5
1998-115 (December 2, 1998) - includes the Backgrounder - Canada Savings Bond Series 56 and Canada Premium Bond Series 5.

1999 EI Premiums Reduced to $2.55
1998-114 (December 1, 1998) - includes the Impact of Changes to the EI Premium Rate and Maximum Insurable Earnings 1994 to 1999.

Government Introduces Legislation to Allow Demutualization of Large Canadian Life Insurance Companies
1998-113 (November 30, 1998) - includes Overview of the Demutualization Process, Measures to Ensure Protection and Fair Treatment of Policyholders; Amendments to the Draft Demutualization Regulations; Draft Legislation and Explanatory Notes and Regulations.

Canada Savings Bond Series 55 and Canada Premium Bond Series 4 Sales End December 1
1998-112 (November 25, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-111 (November 4, 1998)

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bonds Series 55 and Canada Premium Bonds Series 4
1998-110 (November 2, 1998) - includes a backgrounder.

Minister Welcomes Declaration of G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
1998-109 (October 30, 1998) - includes the Declaration of G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.

CPP Investment Board of Directors Announced
1998-108 (October 29, 1998) - includes The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board: Criteria for the Selection of Candidates for the Board of Directors, Fact Sheet, Biographical Sketches and a biography on Gail Cook-Bennett.

Canada Savings Bond Series 54 and Canada Premium Bond Series 3 Sales Period Ends November 1
1998-107 (October 28, 1998)

Technical Amendments Proposed to Legislation Pertaining to Certain First Nations' Sales Taxes
1998-106 (October 27, 1998) - includes Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion.

Draft Income Tax Legislation Released by Minister of Finance
1998-105 (October 27, 1998) - includes Additional Issues and Summary of Changes, Legislative Proposals and Explanatory Notes to Income Tax Act.

Government Announces First Budget Surplus in 28 Years
1998-104 (October 14, 1998) - includes the Economic and Fiscal Update 1998.

Proposed Sales Tax Amendments, Regulations Tabled
1998-103 (October 8, 1998) - includes a Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion.

Statement prepared for the Development Committee
1998-102 (October 5, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-101 (October 5, 1998)

Statement Prepared for the Interim Committee of the International Monetary Fund
1998-100 (October 4, 1998)

Canada and United States to Consult Regarding Modifications to Income Tax Treaty
1998-099 (October 2, 1998)

Revised Proposals Announced Concerning Pension Adjustment Reversals (PARs)
1998-098 (October 2, 1998) - includes Backgrounder.

Rates Announced for Canada Savings Bonds and New Canada Premium Bonds
1998-097 (October 1, 1998) - includes Backgrounder - Canada Savings Bonds Series 54 and Canada Premium Bonds Series 3.

Opening Remarks by The Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, at the Official Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting
1998-096 (September 29, 1998)

Legislation to Prohibit Coercive Tied Selling by Banks
1998-095 (September 29, 1998)

Finance Minister Announces Six-Point Canadian Plan to Deal with Global Financial Turmoil
1998-094 (September 29, 1998) - includes a Backgrouder - Global Financial Turmoil

Remarks by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, to the Commonwealth Business Forum
1998-093 (September 29, 1998)

Opening Remarks by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, to the Halifax Initiative Forum
1998-092 (September 28, 1998)

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1998-091 (September 17, 1998)

Canada Savings Bonds to Introduce Higher Rate Canada Premium Bond
1998-090 (September 17, 1998) - includes Backgrounder

Minister of Finance Comments on Financial Sector Report
1998-089 (September 15, 1998) - inclues a link to the Report of the Task Force on the Future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector

Commonwealth Finance Ministers to Seek Common Position Ahead of IMF and World Bank Meetings - East Asian Crisis, Corruption and Debt Relief are Main Talking Points
1998-088 (September 8, 1998) - includes a Reminder Notice to the Media and Application for Media Accreditation.

Official International Reserves
1998-087 (September 3, 1998)

Secretary of State Jim Peterson Announces Tax Proposals for Labour-Sponsored Funds
1998-086 (August 31, 1998) - includes Backgrounder

Finance Minister Issues Statement on International Financial Market Situation
1998-085 (August 27, 1998)

World Bank and IMF Nominations Announced
1998-084 (August 27, 1998)

Government Proposes Regime for Demutualization of Large Canadian Life Insurance Companies
1998-083 (August 27, 1998) - includes Questions and Answers and a Consultation Paper.

Increased Access to Canada Education Savings Grant for Children Age 16 and 17
1998-082 (August 24, 1998) - includes Backgrounder and Web-address

Canada Savings Bond Interest Rate Extended for the Next 2 Months
1998-081 (August 20, 1998) - includes Backgrounder

Tax Change for Leasing Rules Announced
1998-080 (August 18, 1998) - includes a backgrounder.

Entry Into Force of the Protocol to the Tax Convention Between Canada and France
1998-079 (August 18, 1998)

Revised Proposals Announced Concerning Mortgage Investment Corporations and Investment Corporations
1998-078 (August 14, 1998) - includes a Backgrounder, Revised Proposed Amendments and Explanatory Notes.

Government Announces New Rules Pertaining to Auctions of Government of Canada Securities
1998-077 (August 11, 1998) - includes the Government of Canada Securities Auctions.

Clifford Clark Visiting Economist Appointed
1998-076 (August 11, 1998)

Sales Tax Amendments Proposed to Simplify Rules for the Energy Sector and to Extend Rebate for Specially-equipped Vehicles
1998-075 (August 07, 1998) - includes Backgrounder - Oil, Gas and Electricity and the Proposed Amendments to the Excise Tax Act

Rethinking Canada for the 21st Century
1998-074 (August 6, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-073 (August 6, 1998)

Proposed Amendment to the Excise Tax Act Announced Regarding Investment Plans
1998-072 (July 29, 1998) - includes the Proposed Amendment to the Excise Tax Act

Finance Minister's Statement on the Seniors Benefit
1998-071 (July 28, 1998)

Proposed Additions to the List of Prescribed Stock Exchanges Outside Canada
1998-070 (July 22, 1998)

Feuillet d'information sur l'amélioration de l'accès aux services financiers de base annexé aux chèques de paye
1998-069 (le 20 juillet, 1998)

Finance Department Releases Tax Expenditure Report
1998-068 (July 16, 1998) - includes the Annual Report entitled: Government of Canada: Tax Expenditures.

Finance Minister's Statement on the Competition Bureau Report
1998-067 (July 15, 1998) - includes The Merger Enforcement Guidelines as Applied to a Bank Merger.

Tax Treaty Negotiations with Luxembourg, Moldova and Slovakia
1998-066 (July 8, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-065 (July 6, 1998)

Finance Minister Comments on Japanese Stabilization Plan
1998-064 (July 3, 1998)

Federal Government Approves Acquisition of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Canada by Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada
1998-063 (June 30, 1998)

Public Opinion Research on Various Policy Issues Released by Finance Department
1998-062 (June 29, 1998)

Draft Regulation Proposals Released for Retirement Savings
1998-061 (June 26, 1998) - includes Draft Amendments to the Income Tax Regulations Relating to Retirement Savings

New Funding Arrangements for Nunavut and the Western Northwest Territories
1998-060 (June 23, 1998) - includes Technical Backgrounder - Territorial Formula Financing

Canada Plans Deutsche Mark Global Bond Issue
1998-059 (June 22, 1998)

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1998-058 (June 18, 1998)

Government Provides Tax Relief to Small Businesses for Year 2000 Computer Compliance
1998-057 (June 11, 1998) - includes Backgrounder and Amendments to the Income Tax Regulations relating to Year 2000 expenditures

Tax Agreement Signed by Canada and the Kyrgyz Republic
1998-056 (June 8, 1998) - includes text of the Convention.

Official International Reserves
1998-055 (June 3, 1998)

Agency Takes Control of Declining Retail Debt Holdings
1998-054 (May 26, 1998) - includes Retail Debt Plan 1998-99

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of National Chair for Canada Payroll Savings
1998-053 (May 26, 1998) - includes Biographical Notes.

Finance Minister Announces Technical Adjustments to Guaranteed Income Supplement
1998-052 (May 25, 1998)

Finance Minister Welcomes Support for International Surveillance System
1998-051 (1998)

Canada Savings Bond Interest Rate Increased
1998-050 (May 20, 1998) - includes a backgrounder.

Theratronics Sold to MDS Inc.
1998-049 (May 20, 1998)

Statement by the Honourable Jim Peterson, Secretary of State for International Financial Institutions to the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
1998-048 (May 11, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-047 (May 5, 1998)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Switzerland
1998-046 (April 24, 1998) - includes text of Convention.

Statement prepared for the Development Committee
1998-045 (April 17, 1998)

Minister of Finance Comments on Proposed Merger of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and the Toronto Dominion Bank
1998-044 (April 17, 1998)

Statement prepared for the Interim Committee of the International Monetary Fund
1998-043 (April 16, 1998)

Canada to Join Thailand Assistance Package
1998-042 (April 15, 1998)

Protocol to Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Indonesia
1998-041 (April 15, 1998) - includes text of the Protocol.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Kazakhstan
1998-040 (April 15, 1998) - includes text of Convention.

International Supervisory and Surveillance Initiative Proposed
1998-039 (April 15, 1998) - includes Backgrounder: International Supervisory Surveillance Secretariat.

Transitional Relief Announced for Employee Relocations
1998-038 (April 14, 1998)

Business Taxation Committee Report Released
1998-037 (April 6, 1998) - includes the Report of the Technical Committee on Business Taxation, and Working Papers.

Sales Tax Rebate Extended to Purchases of Specially-Equipped Motor Vehicles for Persons Using Wheelchairs
1998-036 (April 3, 1998) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Tax Act.

Official International Reserves
1998-035 (April 3, 1998)

Debt Management Enters New Era
1998-034 (March 30, 1998) - includes Debt Management Strategy, 1998-99.

Canada RRSP Bond Sales Period Ends Wednesday, April 1
1998-033 (March 26, 1998)

Legislation Tabled to Improve Canada's Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Law
1998-032 (March 19, 1998) - includes text of the Proposed Changes to Canada's Trade Remedy System.

Finance Department and Revenue Canada Release Evaluation of Federal Income Tax Incentives for Scientific Research and Experimental Development
1998-031 (March 19, 1998) - includes link to The Federal System of Income Tax Incentives for Scientific Research and Experimental Development: Evaluation Report.

Legislation Introduced for Budget Initiatives
1998-030 (March 19, 1998)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Kingdom of Denmark
1998-029 (March 17, 1998) - includes text of the Convention.

Finance Deputy Minister Announces G-7 Deputy and Finance Sous-Sherpa
1998-028 (March 16, 1998) - includes Biographical Notes: Ian E. Bennett

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1998-027 (March 12, 1998)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointments to the Bank of Canada Board of Directors
1998-026 (March 4, 1998) - includes Biographical Notes.

Official International Reserves
1998-025 (March 4, 1998)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Re-Negotiations with the Arab Republic of Egypt
1998-024 (February 26, 1998)

Draft CPP Investment Board Regulations Released
1998-023 (February 25 ,1998) - includes text of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Regulations.

1998 Budget - Toll-Free Information Hotline
1998-022 (February 24, 1998)

Joint Statement of the Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada on the Extension of the Inflation Control Targets
1998-020 (February 24, 1998)

Interest Rates Announced for April 1st Issue of Canada RRSP Bond
1998-021 (February 23, 1998)

Tobacco Taxes Increased
1998-019 (February 13,1998) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion Respecting Amendments to the Excise Tax Act.

Finance Minister Announces Federal Budget Date
1998-018 (February 10, 1998)

Canada Plans U.S. -Dollar Global Bond Issue
1998-017 (February 9,1998)

Finance Deputy Minister Announces Senior Appointment
1998-016 (February 6, 1998)

Explanatory Note Issued Concerning Certain Proposed Amendments to the Income Tax Act
1998-015 (February 5, 1998)

RRSP Contribution Deadline Extended for Canadians Affected by Ice Storm
1998-014 (February 5, 1998)

Government Releases 1997 Debt Management Report
1998-013 (February 5, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-012 (February 4, 1998)

Draft GST/HST Regulations Released for Games of Chance
1998-011 (January 30, 1998) - includes Draft Regulations Amending the Games of Chance (GST) Regulations.

Minister of Finance Comments on Proposed Bank Merger
1998-010 (January 23, 1998)

Federal Government Announces $236 Million Increase in Transfers to Provinces
1998-009 (January 22, 1998)

Interest Rates and Term Announced for Canada RRSP Bond
1998-008 (January 22, 1998) - includes Backgrounder.

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Chile
1998-007 (January 21, 1998) - includes the text of the Convention.

Secretary of State Jim Peterson Announces Amendments Affecting Mortgage Investment Corporations
1998-006 (January 15, 1998) - includes Backgrounder, Draft Amendments and Explanatory Notes.

World Bank, Government of Canada Announce Appointment of Paul Cantor to Head New Centre on Financial Sector Safety
1998-005 (January 15, 1998) - includes Biography for Paul Cantor.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Iceland
1998-004 (January 13, 1998) - includes text of the Convention.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Lithuania
1998-003 (January 7, 1998)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Sweden
1998-002 (January 7, 1998)

Official International Reserves
1998-001 (January 6, 1998)

Birmingham Summit - (G8) Summit Documents
(May 15-17) - including the Final Communiqué from the Heads of State, regional statements and the report of G7 Finance Ministers (G-8 Summit WWW site, Birmingham, U.K.)

1997

Finance Minister Releases G-7 Statement on Korean Situation
1997-127 (December 24, 1997)

Draft Regulations Released on Income Tax Withholdings
1997-126 (December 23, 1997) - includes backgrounder

Details Announced on Seniors' U.S. Tax Refunds
1997-125 (December 23, 1997)

Finance Minister Announces Income Tax Change for Charitable Gifts
1997-124 (December 22 1997)

Government Sells Shares of National Sea Products
1997-123 (December 18 1997)

Entry into Force of the Protocol to the Tax Convention between Canada and the United States
1997-122 (December 18 1997)

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1997-121 (December 17 1997)

Notes for Remarks by the Hon. Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, before the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce regarding Bill C-2 (Canada Pension Plan)
1997-120 ( December 17 1997)

Tax Agreement Signed by Canada and the Republic of Croatia
1997-119 (December 16, 1997) - includes the text of the Convention.

Canada Welcomes WTO Financial Services Agreement
(December 12, 1997) - issued jointly with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to Canadian International Trade Tribunal
1997-118 (December 11 1997) - includes Biographical Notes.

Government Tables Income Tax Legislation
1997-117 (December 8, 1997) - includes Backgrounder, Summary of Technical Amendments, Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Notes.

CHST Cash Floor Increased to $12.5 billion for 1997-98
1997-116 (December 8, 1997) - includes backgrounders.

Deadline Extended for 1997 Charitable Donations
1997-115 (December 8, 1997)

Secretary Peterson Tables Motion on Air Transportation Tax
1997-114 (December 4, 1997) - includes the Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Tax Act.

Sales Results Announced for Series 52 Canada Savings Bonds
1997-113 (December 4, 1997)

Government Announces 1998 Deduction Limits, Benefit Rates for Automobile Expenses
1997-112 (December 4, 1997) - includes a backgrounder.

Canada to Participate in IMF Support Package for South Korea
1997-111 (December 3, 1997)

Official International Reserves
1997-110 (December 3, 1997)

Series 53 CSB Sales Period Ends Monday, December 1
1997-109 (November 28, 1997)

Finance Minister Releases Letter to Canadian Jewish Congress Following Report on Wartime Gold Transactions
1997-108 (November 27, 1997) - includes the Letter to the Canadian Jewish Congress and reports from the Bank of Canada WWW site.

Draft GST/HST Legislation and Regulations Tabled
1997-107 (November 26, 1997) - includes a Notice of Ways and Means Motion, Notes on GST/HST Draft Legislation and Regulations, and Draft Legislation and Regulations.

Extension of Interim Measure on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
1997-106 (November 25, 1997)

1998 EI Premiums Reduced to $2.70: Second Largest Drop in 20 Years
1997-105 (November 21, 1997)

Tax Agreement Signed by Canada and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
1997-104 (November 18, 1997) - includes the text of the Agreement.

Amendments Proposed to the Income Tax Treatment of Impaired Loans
1997-103 (November 14, 1997) - includes Legislative and Regulatory Proposals and Explanatory Notes Relating to Income Tax: Impaired Loans.

Canada and the G-7
1997-102 (November 12, 1997)

Federal Government to Table a Revised Offer in the WTO Financial Services Negotiations in Geneva
1997-101 (November 7, 1997) - includes a backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
1997-100 (November 4, 1997)

Federal Government Approves Acquisition of London Insurance Group by Great-West Life
1997-099 (November 4, 1997)

Seven Year Guaranteed Rates Announced for Series 53 Issue of Canada Savings Bonds
1997-098 (October 31, 1997)

Canada Savings Bond Sales Period Ends Saturday, November 1
1997-097 (October 30, 1997)

Draft Legislation Implementing New Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit Released
1997-096 (October 29, 1997) - includes Federal Government Assistance for Non-Canadian-Content Films and Draft Legislation.

Notes for Remarks by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-2
1997-095 (October 28, 1997) - includes Bill C-2 (Parliamentary WWW site).

Transitional Relief Proposed for Computer Software Tax Shelters
1997-094 (October 28, 1997) - includes Draft Amendments to Income Tax Regulations and Explanatory Notes.

Finance Minister Comments on Markets
1997-093 (October 27, 1997)

Committee to Nominate CPP Investment Board Named
1997-092 (October 23, 1997) - includes the Members of the Nominating Committee of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Minister Provides Details of Foreign Property Limit for Segregated Funds
1997-091 (October 23, 1997) - includes an Appendix: Application of Foreign Property Limit to Segregated Funds.

Government Announces 1996-97 Deficit -- $8.9 Billion
1997-090 (October 15, 1997) - includes the Economic and Fiscal Update 1997.

Technical Committee on Business Taxation Releases Additional Independent Research Studies
1997-089 (October 10, 1997) - includes Working Papers - Studies.

Simplified Customs Tariff to Make Canadian Businesses More Competitive
1997-088 (October 7, 1997) - includes Backgrounder, Customs Tariff Schedule and Notice of Ways and Means Motion.

Canada Savings Bond Rates to Increase from 3.00 Per Cent in First Year to 6.50 Per Cent in Year Seven
1997-087 (October 3, 1997) - includes The 1997 Canada Savings Bond Issue - Terms and Conditions.

Official International Reserves
1997-086 (October 3, 1997)

Canada Savings Bonds to Offer Seven Year Rate Guarantees and Introduce CSB-RRIF
1997-085 (September 29, 1997)

Renewing  the Commitment - Fall 1997 CSB launch and update
1997-084 (September 29, 1997)

Canada Pension Plan Legislation Tabled
1997-083 (September 25, 1997) - includes The Canada Pension Plan (CPP): Securing its Future for All Canadians.

World Bank President and Government of Canada Announce Executive Development Program for Financial Sector Supervisors
Issued jointly by Finance Canada and the World Bank (September 22, 1997)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Denmark
1997-082 (September 22, 1997) - includes text of the Convention.

Statement prepared for the Development Committee
1997-081 (September 22, 1997)

Statement prepared for the Interim Committee of the International Monetary Fund
1997-080 (September 21, 1997) - includes backgrounder

Draft Insurance Regulations Released
1997-079 (September 19, 1997) - includes the Draft Income Tax Regulations and Explanatory Notes - Insurance companies.

Draft Regulations Released on Renewable and Non-Renewable Resource Income Taxation
1997-078 (September 16, 1997) - includes Regulations Amending the Income Tax Regulations.

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1997-077 (September 11, 1997)

Draft Legislation and Information Circular on Transfer Pricing Released
1997-076 (September 11, 1997) - includes Draft Legislation, Explanatory Notes and Draft Information Circular.

Official International Reserves
1997-075 (September 4, 1997)

Public Opinion Research on Various Policy Issues Released by Finance Department
1997-074 (September 2, 1997)

Entry into Force of the Tax Agreement Between Canada and the United Republic of Tanzania
1997-073 (September 2, 1997)

Protocol to the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands Signed
1997-072 (August 25, 1997) - includes text of the Protocol.

Finance Department Releases Tax Expenditure Report
1997-071 (August 13, 2001)

Air Transportation Tax to be Reduced
1997-070 (August 13, 1997)

New Rules Proposed for Computer Software Shelters
1997-069 (August 6, 1997) - includes Backgrounder and Draft Amendments to Income Tax Regulations and Explanatory Notes.

Official International Reserves
1997-068 (August 6, 1997)

Government Announces Measures to Enhance Liquidity in the Treasury Bill Market
1997-067 (August 8, 1997) - includes a backgrounder.

Federal Government Approves Acquisition of National Trustco Inc. by the Bank of Nova Scotia
1997-066 (August 5, 1997)

Government Releases Draft Income Tax Proposals
1997-065 (July 31, 1997) - includes Backgrounder and Legislation Proposals and Explanatory Notes.

Finance Minister Announces Site of 1998 APEC Finance Ministers Meeting
1997-064 (July 31, 1997)

Federal Government Announces Support for Film or Video Production Services
1997-063 (July 30,1997)

Canada, United States Sign Tax Treaty
1997-062 (July 28, 1997) - includes Backgrounder, Protocol , FAQ and text of the Convention.

Finance Minister Releases Letter on Wartime Gold Transactions to the Canadian Jewish Congress
1997-061 (July 28, 1997)

Proposed Amendments to Canada's Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) Regulations
1997-060 (July 25, 2001) - includes the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, and Regulations Amending the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) Regulations.

Government Names New Task Force Chair from Western Canada
1997-059 (July 21, 1997) - includes Biographical Notes.

Government Releases Task Force Views on Mergers and Acquisitions
1997-058 (July 11, 1997) - includes a Letter from Pierre Y. Ducros, Interim Chairman of the Task Force, and Report of the Task Force on the Future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector.

Updated Explanatory Notes Released for HST, Streamlined GST
1997-057 (July 10, 1997) - includes Explanatory Notes, Parts 1 and 2.

Canada Plans U.S. Dollar Global Bond Issue
1997-056 (July 7, 1997)

Secretary of State Jim Peterson Accepts Resignation of Financial Sector Task Force Chair
1997-055 (July 4, 1997)

Updated Draft Canada Pension Plan Legislation Released
1997-054 (July 4, 1997) - includes the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act (Updated drafted available on the Canada Pension Plan web site)

Official International Reserves
1997-053 (July 4, 1997)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Iceland
1997-052 (July 2, 1997) - includes the text of the Convention.

Government Seeks Task Force Views on Mergers and Acquisitions
1997-051 (June 24, 1997)

Tailored Collar Shirts Remission Introduced
1997-050 (June 20, 1997) - includes the Shirt and Other Textile and Apparel Remissions.

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1997-049 (June 13, 1997)

Official International Reserves
1997-048 (June 4, 1997)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Agreement Between Canada and the Republic of India
1997-047 (May 28, 1997)

Financial Institutions Legislation Comes into Force
1997-046 (May 21,1997)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Switzerland
1997-045 (May 8, 1997) - includes the text of the Convention.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Agreement Between Canada and the Russian Federation
1997-044 (May 7, 1997)

Official International Reserves
1997-043 (May 5, 1997)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of South Africa
1997-042 (May 2, 1997)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Ukraine
1997-041 (May 2, 1997) - includes the text of the Convention.

Ministers Invite Requests in Second Round of NAFTA Accelerated Tariff Elimination
1997-040 (May 1, 1997)

Statement prepared for the Development Committee
1997-039 (April 29, 1997)

Statement prepared for the Interim Committee of the International Monetary Fund
1997-038 (April 28, 1997)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with the Italian Republic, the United Mexican States and the Republic of Austria
1997-037 (April 27, 1997)

Finance Minister Releases Correspondence
1997-036 (April 23, 1997)

Simplified Customs Tariff to Make Canadian Businesses More Competitive
1997-035 (April 22, 1997) - includes Backgrounder, the Customs Tariff and Notice of Ways and Means Motion.

Government Responds Positively to Parliamentary Report on Canada's Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Law
1997-034 (April 18, 1997) - includes the Government Response to the Report on the Special Import Measures Act.

Launch of Canada's Euro Medium-Term Note Program
1997-033 (April 15, 1997)

Statement by the Honourable Doug Peters, Secretary of State for International Financial Institutions, to the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
1997-032 (April 15, 1997)

Tax Agreement on Social Security, Capital Gains to be Signed
1997-031 (April 9, 1997) - includes Backgrounder on Tax Treaty Changes.

Unremitted Source Deductions and Unpaid GST
1997-030 (April 7, 1997) - includes Backgrounder and Draft Proposal.

Official International Reserves
1997-029 (April 3, 1997)

Reply to Allegations About Federal Transfers to Quebec
1997-028 (March 25, 2997)

Response to Allegations Regarding Sales Tax Harmonization
1997-027 (March 25, 1997)

Technical Committee on Business Taxation Releases Independent Research Studies
1997-026 (March 25, 1997) - includes Research Studies.

Legislation Introduced for Budget Initiatives
1997-025 (March 21, 1997) - includes Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion.

Draft HST and GST Regulations and Legislation Tabled
1997-024 (March 21, 2001) - includes Draft Regulations and Legislation Relating to HST and GST and Notes.

Statement by the  Honourable Paul Martin P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance, to the Canadian Association for Business Economics
1997-023 (March 20, 1997)

Program Review on Track
1997-022 (March 20,1997) - includes the Departmental Expenditure Background.

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1997-021 (March 13, 1997)

Government of Canada 1997-98 Debt Strategy
1997-020 (March 13, 1997) - includes a backgrounder.

Government Introduces Depository Bills and Notes Act
1991-019 (March 13, 1997)

Final Details of the Aviation Fuel Excise Tax Rebate Program
1997-018 (March 5, 1997)

Official International Reserves
1997-017 (March 5, 1997)

Government to Proceed with Income Tax Legislation
1997-016 (March 3, 1997) - includes the Notice of Ways and Means Motion to amend the Income Tax Act, ...[etc.]

10-Year Guaranteed Rates Announced for April 1st Issue of Canada RRSP Bond
1997-015 (February 27,1997)

1997 Budget - Toll-Free Information Hotline
1997-014 (February 18, 1997)

Draft Amendments Relating to Retirement Savings
1997-013 (February 14, 1997) - includes the Draft Amendments Relating to Retirement Savings.

Government Introduces New Legislation for Financial Institutions and Announces Decision to Allow Foreign Bank Branching
1997-012 (February 14, 1997) - includes the Key Policy Proposals for Federal Financial Institutions.

Tabling Draft Legislation to Amend the Canada Pension Plan Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance to the House of Commons
1997-011 (February 14, 1997)

Draft Legislation to Amend the Canada Pension Plan Tabled
1997-010 (February 14, 1997) - includes backgrounders (Canada Pension Plan WWW site)

Survey Report on Tax-Inclusive Pricing Released
1997-009 (February 13, 1997)

Secretary of State (Finance) Doug Peters announced today that he will not be seeking re-election in his riding of Scarborough East in the next Federal election
(February 10, 1997)

Official International Reserves
1997-008 (February 5, 1997)

Finance Minister Announces Federal Budget Date
1997-007 (February 3, 1997)

Government Releases Discussion Paper on Excise Act Review
1997-006 (February 03,1997) - includes the Excise Act Review.

10-Year Guaranteed Rates Announced for New Canada RRSP Bond
1997-005 (January 30, 1997) - includes a Backgrounder

Finance Minister Releases Transcript of Remarks
1997-004 (January 29, 1997)

Governments Release Additional Guidelines for Tax-Inclusive Pricing Under Harmonized Sales Tax
1997-003 (January 17, 1997) - includes the Tax-inclusive Pricing: Supplementary Information.

Government of Canada Launches New Canada RRSP Bond - First New Bond for Retail Buyers in Fifty Years.
1997-002 (January 16, 1997) - includes a backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
1997-001 (January 6, 1997)

1996

Finance Minister Announces 1997 Deduction Limits, Benefit Rates for Automobile Expenses
1996-103 (December 23, 1996) - includes a backgrounder.

Explanatory Notes Relating to Proposed Legislation on Harmonized Sales Tax and Streamlined GST
1996-102 (December 19, 1996) - includes Explanatory Notes.

Government Announces Details of Task Force on the Future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector
1996-101 (December 19, 1996) - includes backgrounders.

Minister Announces Proposals Affecting Segregated Fund Policies and Other Annuity Contracts
1996-100 (December 19, 1996) - includes Proposed Changes for Segregated Funds and Other Annuities.

Transitional Relief Extended for Film Production Services, Mutual Fund Transactions
1996-099 (December 19, 1996) - includes Proposals for Amendment.

Finance Minister Responds to Quebec's Claim
1996-098 (December 13, 1996)

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1996-097 (December 12, 1996)

Government Announces Tobacco Tax Measures
1996-096 (December 11, 1996) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Note.

Minister of Finance Announces Appointments to Canadian International Trade Tribunal
1996-095 (December 11, 1996) - includes Biographical Notes.

1997 Canada Pension Plan Contribution Rate Confirmed
1996-094 (December 9, 1996) - includes a backgrounder.

Income Tax Ways and Means Motion Tabled in Parliament
1996-093 (December 5, 1996) - includes Summary of Changes, Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Notes.

Tax Rebate on Aviation Fuel Backgrounder
1996-092 (December 4, 1996)

Official International Reserves
1996-091 (December 4, 1996)

Sales Results Announced for 1996 Canada Savings Bonds
1996-090 (December 2, 1996)

Government Releases 1996 Debt Operations Report
1996-089 (November 29, 1996) - includes Debt Operations Report.

Interim Measure Extended on Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes
1996-088 (November 29, 1996)

Proposed Legislation Introduced on Harmonized Sales Tax and Streamlined GST
1996-087 (November 29, 1996) - includes Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion, Parts 1, 2 and 3.

Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin, P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance, Announcing Changes to the Tax Treatment of Tobacco Products
1996-086 (November 28, 1996)

Government Announces Tobacco Tax Measures
1996-085 (November 28, 1996)

Income Tax Amendments Introduced
1996-084 (November 20, 1996) - includes Backgrounder, Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Revised Explanatory Notes.

EI Premiums Reduced, Additional Premium Relief for Small Businesses in New Hires Program
1996-083 (November 19, 1996) - includes backgrounders.

Changes Proposed to Expenditures Related to Tax Shelters
1996-082 (November 18, 1996) - includes Backgrounder and Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Notes.

Joint CPP Information Paper released, Public Consultations Launched
1996-081 (November 5, 1996) - includes backgrounders.

Official International Reserves
1996-080 (November 5, 1996)

Canada Savings Bond Sales Period Ends Friday
1996-079 (October 30, 1996)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with Australia
1996-078 (October 29, 1996)

Finance Minister Announces 100 per cent GST Rebate on Books for Public Libraries, Educational Institutions, Municipalities and Qualifying Charities and Non-Profit Organizations
1996-076 (October 23, 1996) - includes the Notice of Ways and Means Motion and Explanatory Notes.

Sales Tax Harmonization: Detailed Agreements Reached
1996-075 (October 23, 1996) - includes backgrounders.

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Kazakhstan
1996-073 (October 17, 1996) - includes text of the Convention between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of Canada.

Notes for Remarks on the Future of Canada's Financial Services Sector by the Honourable Doug Peters, Secretary of State for International Financial Institutions, to the Toronto Society of Fellows of the Insurance Institute of Canada
1996-072 (October 15, 1996)

10-Year Minimum Guaranteed Rates Announced for New Canada Savings Bond Issue
1996-071 (October 10, 1996) - includes The 1996 Canada Savings Bond Issue - Terms And Conditions.

Finance Minister's Update: Deficit Below Target for Second Straight Year
1996-070 (October 9, 1996) - includes the Economic and Fiscal Update.

Draft Legislation on Insurer's Policy Reserves
1996-069 (October 7, 1996) - includes Draft Amendments and Explanatory Notes.

Official International Reserves
1996-068 (October 3, 1996)

Notes for an Address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the House of Commons
1996-067 (October 2, 1996)

Taxpayer Migration Rules to be Tightened
1996-066 (October 2, 1996) - includes Notice of Ways and Means Motion, Technical Backgrounder and Q's & A's on Proposed Changes.

Notes for an Address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the Development Committee
1996-065 (September 30, 1996) - speech to teh Development Committee of the World Bank

Notes for an Address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the Interim Committee of the International Monetary Fund
1996-064 (September 29, 1996)

Remarks for an address by the Hon. Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, to the Launch of Canada Investment and Savings
1996-063 (September 19, 1996)

Canada Savings Bonds - Guaranteed Minimum Interest Rates for up to 10 Years
1996-062 (September 19, 1996)

The Minister of Finance to Launch Canada Retail Debt Agency
1996-061 (September 12, 1996)

Finance Department Releases Economic Reference Tables
1996-060 (September 6, 1996)

Quarterly Bond Schedule
1996-059 (September 5, 1996)

Official International Reserves
1996-058 (September 5, 1996)

Finance Department Announces Changes to Proposed GST Amendments
1996-057 (August 29, 1996)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Republic of Lithuania
1996-056 (August 29, 1996) - includes text of the Convention.

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Sweden
1996-055 (August 28, 1996) - includes text of the Convention.

Government Announces Details of Payment System Review
1996-054 (August 26, 1996)

Canada Plans U.S. Dollar Global Bond Issue
1996-053 (August 16, 1996)

Finance Department Releases Tax Expenditure Report
1996-052 (August 15, 1996) - includes Government of Canada: Tax Expenditures.

Tax Treaty Negotiations with the Lebanese Republic
1996-051 (August 15, 1996)

Amendments Proposed to Tax Treatment of Ammonite
(August 13, 1996) - includes Draft Income Tax Amendments and Explanatory Notes.

Pre-Budget Opinion Research on Various Policy Issues Released by Finance Department
1996-050 (August 9, 1996)

Official International Reserves
1996-049 (August 6, 1996)

Government Releases Proposals on the Supervision of Federally-Regulated Private Pension Plans
1996-048 (July 24, 1996) - includes text of Enhancing the Supervision of Pension Plans Under the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985.

Official International Reserves
96-047 (July 4, 1996)

New Tax Measures for Renewables and Energy Conservation
(June 27, 1996) - News release from Finance Canada/Natural Resources Canada (includes backgrounders).

A New Strategy for Canada's Retail Debt
(June 26, 1996) - Notes for a presentation by Jacqueline C. Orange, President, Canada Retail Debt Agency

Legislation to Enhance the Safety and Soundness of the Financial System Comes Into Force
1996-046 (June 26, 1996)

Income Tax Amendments Introduced
1996-045 (June 20, 1996) - includes a Backgrounder, Notice of Ways and Means and Explanatory Notes.

Government Releases Consultation Paper on Federal Financial Institutions Legislation
1996-044 (June 19, 1996) - includes the 1997 Review of Financial Sector Legislation: Proposals for Changes.

Official International Reserves
1996-043 (June 5, 1996)

Superintendent of Financial Institutions Takes Control of Security Home Mortgage Corporation
1996-042 (June 4, 1996)

Notes for Remarks by the Honourable Doug Peters, Secretary of State for International Financial Institutions
1996-041 (May 30, 1996) - speech to the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association

Government Appoints New Member to Technical Committee on Business Taxation
1996-040 (May 23, 1996)

GST Harmonization and Adjustment Assistance
1996-039 (May 21, 1996)

Canada Plans U.S. Dollar Global Bond Issue
1996-038 (May 21, 1996)

Canada's Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Law to be Reviewed
1996-037 (May 17, 1996)

Official International Reserves
1996-036 (May 3, 1996)

Statement by the Honourable Paul Martin P.C., M.P., Minister of Finance, to the House of Commons on Tabling of a Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Tax Act, the Income Tax Act and Related Acts
1996-035 (April 23, 1996)

Federal Government, Three Provinces Reach Sales Tax Harmonization Agreements
1996-034 (April 23, 1996) - includes Memorandum of Understanding, Amendments to the Excise Tax Act and Income Tax Act, Notice of Ways and Means Motion, Draft Regulations and Explanatory Notes and other related documents.

Notes for an address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the Development Committee
1996-033 (April 23,1996) - speech to the World Bank Development Committee

Notes for an Address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the IMF Interim Committee
1996-032 (April 22, 1996)

Notes for a Statement by The Honourable Doug Peters, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)
(April 18, 1996) - Speech to the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Government of Canada 1996-97 Debt Strategy
1996-031 (April 3, 1996) - includes a backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
1996-030 (April 3, 1996)

Chief Federal Representative to Consultations on Canada Pension Plan Named
1996-029 (March 28, 1996) - includes an Information Paper for Consultations on the Canada Pension Plan.

Income Tax Legislation Introduced
1996-028 (March 28, 1996) - includes Notice of Ways and Motion and Explanatory Notes.

New Simplified Customs Tariff Proposed
1996-027 (March 26, 1996) - includes Backgrounder and New Simplified Customs Tariff.

Tax Treaty Negotiations with the Republic of Croatia
1996-026 (March 25, 1996)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
1996-025 (March 25, 1996) - includes the text of the Convention.

Jacqueline Orange to Head Canada Retail Debt Agency
1996-024 (March 25, 1996)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and Ukraine
1996-023 (March 20, 1996) - includes full-text on-line version.

U.S. Medium Term Note Program Launched
1996-022 (March 13, 1996)

Entry into Force of the Protocol Modifying the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Hungary
1996-021 (March 12, 1996)

1996 Budget - Toll-Free Information Hotline
1996-019 (March 6, 1996)

Government Proposes New Seniors Benefit
1996-018 (March 6, 1996)

Government Establishes Technical Committee on Business Taxation
1996-017 (March 6, 1996) - includes Terms of Reference and Members.

Draft Amendments Relating to the Resource Allowance and Other Matters
1996-016 (March 6, 1996) - includes Draft Legislation and Draft Regulations and an Overview.

Draft Foreign Reporting Requirements Released
1996-015 (March 5, 1996) - includes an Overview of information returns and Draft Amendments on Information Returns.

Official International Reserves
1996-014 (March 5, 1996)

Finance Minister Announces Federal Budget Date
1996-013 (February 28, 1996)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointments to the Bank of Canada Board of Directors
1996-012 (February 23, 1996)

Finance Minister Responds to Call for the Establishment of Free Trade Zone at Mirabel Airport
1996-011 (February 23, 1996)

Deadline Approaches for Transferring Canada Savings Bonds into RRSPs
1996-010 (February 20, 1996)

Joint CPP Information Paper released, Public Consultations Launched
1996-009 (February 9, 1996)

Clifford Clark Visiting Economist Appointed
1996-008 (February 8, 1996)

Official International Reserves
1996-007 (February 5, 1996)

Canada Savings Bonds now eligible for CSB-RRSP Contribution
1996-006 (January 24, 1996) - includes a Backgrounder.

Government to Review Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985
1996-005 (January 23, 1996)

Finance Puts More Information on Superhighway
1996-004 (January 23, 1996)

Tax Agreement Signed by Canada and the Republic of India
1996-003 (January 12, 1996)

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention between Canada and the Republic of Estonia
1996-002 (January 11, 1996)

Official International Reserves
1996-001 (January 4, 1996)

1995

Deductibility of Provincial Payroll and Capital Taxes and Federal and Provincial Sales Tax Harmonization
1995-114 (December 27, 1995)

Government Announces Lower Preferential Tariff Rates for Developing Countries
1995-113 (December 21, 1995) - includes a backgrounder.

Ministers Announce Elimination of Automotive Parts Tariff, General Preferential Tariff on Vehicles from South Korea
1995-112 (December 20, 1995)

Realization of Losses Relating to Adventures in the Nature of Trade
1995-111 (December 20, 1995) - includes a backgrounder.

Entry Into Force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and the Republic of Latvia
1995-110 (December 18, 1995) - includes text of the Convention.

Tax Agreement Signed by Canada and the United Republic of Tanzania
1995-109 (December 18, 1995)

Finance Minister Releases Proposed Changes to Income Tax Amendments
1995-108 (December 14, 1995) - includes backgrounder.

Income Tax Ways and Means Motion Tabled in Parliament
1995-107 (December 13, 1995)

Government Issues Revised Draft Technical Income Tax Amendments on Foreign Property
1995-106 (December 13, 1995)

Government Announces 1996 Automobile Expense Deduction Limits and Prescribed Rates for Automobile Operating Expense Benefits
1995-105 (December 12, 1995)

Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit Regulations Released
1995-104 (December 12, 1995)

Notes for remarks by the Honourable Doug Peters, Secretary of State for International Financial Institutions, to the Canadian Turnaround Management Association (Ottawa chapter)
1995-103 (December 7, 1995)

Finance Minister Sets 2-per cent Deficit Target for 1997-98 to Boost Job Creation and Growth
1995-102 (December 6, 1995)

Official International Reserves
1995-101 (December 5, 1995)

Government Responds to Quebec's Allegations Concerning Stabilisation Payments
1995-100 (November 30, 1995)

Signature of a Protocol Amending the Existing Tax Treaty Between Canada and the French Republic
1995-099 (November 30, 1995) - includes text of protocol

Finance Minister Announces $677 Million in Stabilization Payments to Provinces
1995-098 (November 29, 1995) - includes tables and a fact sheet.

Sales Results Announced for 1995 Canada Savings Bonds
1995-097 (November 29, 1995)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of South Africa
1995-096 (November 27, 1995)

Notes for remarks by the Honourable Doug Peters
1995-095 (November 24, 1995) - remarks by Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions) on the Second Reading of Bill C-100

Minister of Finance Goes On-Line Via Internet
1995-094 (November 24, 1995)

Draft amendments on provincially-registered labour-sponsored venture capital corporations
1995-093 (November 15, 1995)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with the Republic of Iceland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Uzbekistan
1995-092 (November 10, 1995)

Entry into Force of the Protocol Signed on March 17, 1995 to the Canada - United States Income Tax Treaty
1995-091 (November 9, 1995)

Canada Savings Bond Sales Period Ends Friday
1995-090 (November 8, 1995)

Banks to Appoint an Industry Ombudsman to Review Small Business Complaints
1995-089 (November 7, 1995)

Official International Reserves
1995-087 (November 3, 1995)

Government and Bank Never Informed of Quebec Plan to Defend Dollar
1995-088 (November 2, 1995)

Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada Released - 1994-95 Deficit Below Forecast at $37.5 billion
1995-086 (November 1, 1995)

Canada Savings Bond Sales Period Extended to November 10
1995-085 (October 31, 1995)

Notes for an address by Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, to the Quebec Lawyers and Notaries for the No
1995-084 (October 20, 1995)

Minister of Finance Asks Quebecers to Say No to Separation and to Participate in Genuine Progress and Change
1995-083 (October 20, 1995)

Notes for an address by the Minister of Finance and Minister responsible for the Federal Office of Regional Development (Quebec), Paul Martin, to the Association des professionnels en développement économique du Québec
(October 17, 1995)

Loss of NAFTA'S Protection and Use of the Canadian Dollar Doomed to Failure: the Dead-end for Quebec's Separation
(October 17, 1995)

Notes for an address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the Canadian-American Business Council
1995-082 (October 10, 1995

Notes for an address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the Development Committee
1995-081 (October 9, 1995)

Notes for an address by the Minister of Finance of Canada, Paul Martin, to the IMF Interim Committee
1995-080 (October 8, 1995)

Terms of New Canada Savings Bond Issue Announced
1995-079 (October 6, 1995) - includes a backgrounder.

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Russian Federation
1995-078 (October 5, 1995)

Federal and Territorial Finance Ministers Agree to Renew Formula Financing: New Incentive for Economic Development Introduced
1995-077 (October 4, 1995) - includes the Territorial Formula Financing Backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
1995-076 (October 4, 1995)

Canada Savings Bonds Information Now on Internet
1995-075 (October 2, 1995)

Notes for an address by the Minister of Finance, The Honourable Paul Martin, presented to l'Association des MBA du Québec
1995-074 (September 26, 1995)

Economic Union Impossible and Access to NAFTA Arduous: The Minister of Finance Slashes at the Utopia of Separation
1995-073 (September 26, 1995) - includes backgrounder.

1995 Issue of Canada Savings Bonds to Feature New RRSP Option
1995-072 (September 22 ,1995) - includes backgrounders.

Petro-Canada Share Offering Closes
1995-071 (September 22, 1995)

Thomas A. Bernes Named New G-7 Deputy for Canada
1995-070 (September 15, 1995)

Price of Petro-Canada Share Offering Set
1995-069 (September 13, 1995)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
1995-067 (September 11 , 1995) - includes text of Convention.

Petro-Canada Share Offering Proceeds
1995-066 (September 6, 1995) - includes backgrounders.

Official International Reserves
1995-065 (September 6, 1995)

The Canadian Experience in Reducing Budget Deficits and Debt - Notes for an address by The Honourable Paul Martin
1995-064 (September 1, 1995) - address by the Minister of Finance, presented to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Symposium on Budget Deficits and Debt: Issues and Options

Proposed Financial Sector Regulation - Notes for a statement b y the Notes for a statement on Bill C-100 by the Honourable Douglas Peters
1995-063 (August 15, 1995) - statement on Bill C-100 by the Honourable Douglas Peters, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Standing Committee on Finance of the House of Commons by the Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)

Finance Minister Martin Responds to Quebec Allegations with Respect to Bill C-100
1995-062 (August 14, 1995)

Government Selects Global Coordinators for Petro-Canada Sale
1995-061 (August 4, 1995)

Official International Reserves
1995-060 (August 3, 1995)

Canada Welcomes WTO Agreement on Financial Services
(July 28, 1995)

OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines Released
1995-059 (July 28, 1995) - includes the List of Canadian Distributors.

Draft Amendments to the Income Tax Regulations Relating to Retirement Savings
1995-058 (July 20, 1995) - includes Draft Amendments and Explanatory Notes.

Draft Technical Income Tax Amendments on Foreign Property
1995-057 (July 20, 1995) - includes Draft Amendments and Explanatory Notes.

Draft Income Tax Amendments Introduced to Implement February 27 Budget Measures
1995-056 (July 19, 1995) - includes the text of Eliminating the Deferral of Tax on Business Income Alternative Method.

Canada Plans U.S. Dollar Global Bond Issue
1995-055 (July 10, 1995)

Minister of Finance Announces Appointments to the Bank of Canada Board of Directors
1995-054 (July 6, 1995) - includes biographical notes.

Official International Reserves
1995-053 (July 6, 1995)

Notes for an address by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, before the Ottawa-Carleton Board of Trade
1995-052 (June 21, 1995)

Government Introduces Legislation to Enhance the Safety and Soundness of the Financial System
1995-051 (June 20, 1995)

Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Act and the Income Tax Act Tabled in the House of Commons
1995-050 (June 19, 1995)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Estonia
1995-049 (June 15, 1995)

Protocol to the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention: U.S. Technical Explanation
1995-048 (June 13, 1995)

Tariff Changes to Boost the Economy
1995-047 (June 13, 1995) - includes Backgrounder.

Official International Reserves
1995-045 (June 5, 1995)

Draft Legislation on Securities Held by Financial Institutions Released
1995-044 (June 1, 1995)

Policy action for economic strength - Notes for an address by the Honourable Douglas Peters, Secretary of State (Finance), to Council on Foreign Relations
1995-043 (May 23, 1995)

Canada Plans U.S. Dollar Global Bond Issue
1995-042 (May 15, 1995)

Official International Reserves
1995-041 (May 3, 1995)

Issues and ideas for financial sector change - Notes for an address by the Honourable Douglas Peters Secretary of State (Financial Institutions) to the Financial Services Institute
1995-040 (April 28, 1995)

Notes for remarks by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance and Governor for Canada, to the Development Committee of the World Bank
1995-039 (April 27, 1995)

Draft Income Tax Amendments Introduced
1995-038 (April 26, 1995)

Notes for an address by the Hon. Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, before the IMF Interim Committee
1995-037 (April 26, 1995)

Tax Convention Signed by Canada and the Republic of Latvia
1995-036 (April 26, 1995)

Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Excise Tax Act and the Excise Act tabled in the House of Commons
1995-035 (April 25, 1995)

Canada Savings Bond Interest Rate Set for the Next Three Months
1995-034 (April 25, 1995)

Minister of Finance Disagrees With Moodie's Assessment of Canada's Fiscal Prospects
1995-033 (April 12, 1995)

Notes for an address by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, before the Keidanren Business Association and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in JapanNotes for an address by the Honourable Paul Martin, Minister of Finance, before the Keidanren Business Association and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
1995-032 (April 10, 1995)

Official International Reserves
1995-031 (April 5, 1995)

Finance Minister Responds to Action in Prince Edward Island Budget to Increase Tobacco Excise Taxes
1995-030 (March 31, 1995)

Government of Canada 1995-96 Debt Strategy
1995-029 (March 28, 1995)

Minister Responds to DBRS Rating Action
1995-028 (March 28, 1995)

Government Introduces Legislation to Implement February 27 Budget Measures
1995-027 (March 20, 1995)

Technical Revision of the Protocol Signed on August 31, 1994, Amending the Canada - United States Income Tax Treaty
1995-026 (March 17, 1995)

Renegotiation of Standby Credit Facility
1995-025 (March 16, 1995)

Tax Treaty Negotiations with the Republic of Kyrgyzstan
1995-024 (March 16, 1995)

Government Launches Review of Financial Institutions Legislation
1995-023 (March 16, 1995)

Official International Reserves
1995-021 (March 3, 1995)

Minister Responds to Standard and Poor's Bond-Rating Decision
1995-020 (March 2, 1995

Superintendent of Financial Institutions Takes Control of Income Trust Company
1995-019 (March 1, 1995)

Canada Pension Plan Actuarial Report Tabled
1995-018 (February 24, 1995)

1995 Budget Information Hotline
1995-017 (February 22, 1995

Action Plan Success Permits Tobacco Tax Increase
1995-016 (February 17, 1995)

Canada's Minister of Finance Surprised at Moody's Action before Budget
1995-015 (February 16, 1995)

Income Tax Bill Tabled
1995-014 (February 16, 1995)

Annual Tax Expenditure Report Released
1995-013 (February 15, 1995) - includes the Government of Canada: Tax Expenditures Report.

Notes for an address by the Honourable Douglas Peters, Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions), to the Downtown Rotary Club of Toronto
1995-011 (February 10, 1995)

Finance Department to Make Electronic Copies of Federal Budget Available in Major Canadian Cities on Budget Day
1995-012 (February 9, 1995)

Government Proposes Changes to the Borrowing Arrangements for the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
1995-010 (February 9, 1995)

Government Releases Proposals on Federal Financial Institutions Regulation
1995-009 (February 9, 1995) - includes the Key Policy Proposals for Federally Regulated Financial Institutions.

Official International Reserves
1995-008 (February 3, 1995)

Canada Savings Bond Interest Rate Increased
1995-007 (January 26, 1995)

Finance Department Announces New Distribution Plans for 1995 Budget
1995-006 (January 24, 1995)

Revised Draft Legislation on Foreign Affiliates
1995-005 (January 23, 1995)

G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to Meet in Toronto on February 3-4
1995-004 (January 19, 1995)

Finance Department Releases Letter to Ottawa Citizen on Tobacco Tax Revenues
1995-003 (January 5, 1995)

Official International Reserves
1995-002 (January 5, 1995)

Entry into Force of the Tax Convention between Canada and the Argentine Republic
1995-001 (January 3, 1995)