Current Canada credit ratings, according to main rating agencies.

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Rating Agency Rating Outlook Last Update Action
Standard & Poor's AAA - 29 Jul 2002 rating upgrade
Moody's Investors Service Aaa - 3 May 2002 rating upgrade
Fitch Ratings AAA - 12 Aug 2004 rating upgrade
DBRS AAA - 16 Dec 2002 rating upgrade

Canada Credit Ratings: Long-term Rating Scales Comparison

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Grade S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS Description
Investment AAA Aaa AAA AAA Prime
AA+ Aa1 AA+ AA(high) High Medium Grade
AA Aa2 AA AA
AA- Aa3 AA- AA(low)
A+ A1 A+ A(high) Upper Medium Grade
A A2 A A
A- A3 A- A(low)
BBB+ Baa1 BBB+ BBB(high) Lower Medium Grade
BBB Baa2 BBB BBB
BBB- Baa3 BBB- BBB(low)
Speculative BB+ Ba1 BB+ BB(high) Speculative
BB Ba2 BB BB
BB- Ba3 BB- BB(low)
B+ B1 B+ B(high) Highly Speculative
B B2 B B
B- B3 B- B(low)
CCC+ Caa1 CCC+ CCC(high) Substantial Risk
CCC Caa2 CCC CCC
CCC- Caa3 CCC- CCC(low)
CC Ca CC CC Extremely Speculative
C Ca C C
RD C RD RD In Default
SD / SD SD
D / D D

Canada Credit Ratings historical data

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Timetable of Canada credit ratings by S&P, Moody's, Fitch and DBRS agencies.

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Date S&P Moody's Fitch DBRS
12 Aug 2004 AAA
16 Dec 2002 AAA
29 Jul 2002 AAA
3 May 2002 Aaa
3 Apr 2001 AA+
21 Jun 2000 Aa1
6 Apr 2000 Aa2
22 Oct 1997 AA (high)
24 Feb 1997 AA+
12 Apr 1995 Aa2
28 Mar 1995 AA (high)
3 Mar 1995 AA+
16 Feb 1995 Aa1
10 Aug 1994 AA
2 Jun 1994 Aa1
21 Mar 1994 AA (high)
28 May 1993 AAA
14 Oct 1992 AA+
16 Oct 1987 AAA
12 Apr 1974 Aaa
22 May 1968 Aa
3 Nov 1951 AAA
24 Aug 1949 AA

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