March 20, 1935 (17th Parliament, 6th Session)

LIB

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

Liberal

1. What were the total assets of the Bank of Canada when it opened for business?
2. What were the various amounts of such assets under headings of: (1) dominion gold; (2) hank gold; (3) securities; (4) Canadian government account; (5) assets of any other nature?
Mr. RHODES;
1 and 2. In so far as the government is in a position to give the information, the answer to the questions will be found in the statement of assets and liabilities of the
(Mr. Guthrie.]
Bank of Canada published in the Canada Gazette on the 16th of March, supplemented by the following:
The amount of gold held as security for dominion notes in circulation, transferred to the bank was $69,455,439.44, valued at $20.67 a fine ounce.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BANK OF CANADA-ASSETS
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