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Government of Canada Bond Rates

Looking for Government of Canada bond rates? Here you can view Government of Canada bond rates for 2 year, 3 year, 5 year, 7 year, 10 year and long-term bonds over the last 5 weeks. This data is provided by the Bank of Canada.

The Bank of Canada provides bond information for:

Government of Canada marketable bonds, average yield, 1-3 year
Government of Canada marketable bonds, average yield, 3-5 year
Government of Canada marketable bonds, average yield, 5-10 year
Government of Canada marketable bonds, average yield, 10+ year
Government of Canada benchmark bond yields, 2 year
Government of Canada benchmark bond yields, 3 year
Government of Canada benchmark bond yields, 5 year
Government of Canada benchmark bond yields, 7 year
Government of Canada benchmark bond yields, 10 year
Government of Canada benchmark bond yields, long term
Government of Canada real return bond, long term

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Quick Facts

Risk Low. Fully guaranteed by the Government of Canada.
Liquidity High. Can be sold at market value at any time.
Currency Offered in both Canadian and U.S. dollars.
RRSP eligible? Yes. Both Canadian and U.S. dollar Government of Canada Bonds are considered Canadian content.
Minimum investment $5000 for Canadian dollar bonds and $25000 for U.S. dollar bonds.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Government of Canada Bond? Government of Canada Bonds are investments fully guaranteed by the Government of Canada. Your principal and rate of interest are guaranteed. Government of Canada bonds are considered the safest Canadian investment you can hold with a term of less than one year. They are offered for terms of 1 year to 30 years. Interest is paid semi-annually and the face value is returned at maturity.

Are Government of Canada Bonds offered in U.S. dollars? The Government of Canada offers bonds in both Canadian dollars and U.S. dollars. Both are considered Canadian content if held within your RRSP.

Where can I buy Government of Canada Bonds? Government of Canada Bonds can be purchased from most financial institutions.

Can I redeem my Government of Canada Bond early? If you do not want to hold your Government of Canada Bond until maturity, your bond can be sold at market value at any time.

Is there a minimum investment? The minimum investment for a Government of Canada Bond in Canadian dollars is $5000. The minimum investment for a Goverment of Canada Bond in U.S. dollars is $25000.