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Various Canadian Municipal Ratings Harmonized, Withdrawn Nov 01
Standard & Poors, November 2001
TORONTO (Standard & Poor's) Nov. 9, 2001--Standard & Poor's today announced several ratings harmonizations for the Canadian public finance sector. (See list below for all ratings actions.) In addition, Standard & Poor's suspended, subject to reactivation at the request of the issuers, ratings assigned by the Canadian Bond Rating Service (CBRS) to various municipal issuers. On Oct. 31, 2000, Standard & Poor's and CBRS announced that they have combined operations in Canada. A process is under way to harmonize all ratings assigned by CBRS with the Standard & Poor's framework, which includes the translation of all ratings onto the Standard & Poor's global ratings scale. Going forward, all new debt issue ratings on the City of Laval, Montreal Urban Community,...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Winnipeg (City of),Montreal Urban Community,Laval (City of)
Action: S&P Event
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Winnipeg (City of),Montreal Urban Community,Laval (City of)