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This product allows you to query the reference data and obtain the documents belonging to the filings of financial statements accepted and published by the National Bank for a specific legal entity.
The product allows users to retrieve current and historical data based on the company's BCE number.
Users of this web service collect the data in two steps:
- they first obtain a (list of) reference(s) for a specific legal entity,
- they then retrieve the documents (PDF, XBRL, JSON) associated with the reference(s).
The reference is a unique number assigned by the CBSO to identify filings and related documents.
This product provides access to the following data:
- References of filings
All references of filings published at the CBSO since 1978.
- (PDF) images of filings
All PDF images (PDFs generated from the XBRL filings or filed PDFs) of published filings since 1999.
- XBRL documents belonging to filings
All XBRL files of filings published by the National Bank since 2007, according to the XBRL syntax valid at the time of acceptance of the filing. Older XBRL files are not converted to more recent XBRL technology or models.
- The JSON documents belonging to filings
All JSON documents belonging to XBRL filings to the CBSO published as of 4 April 2022. The contents of JSON documents are limited to the description of the legal entity, the accounting data and data on (share)holdings.
This product supports the following operations:
- Retrieval of the references of filings for a specific legal entity
This operation returns the list of references for the specified BCE number in the form of a JSON file. The BCE number is a mandatory parameter, the fiscal year an optional one.
- Retrieval of a PDF image for a specific reference
This function retrieves the PDF image linked to the specified reference.
The reference is a mandatory parameter.
- Retrieval of an XBRL file for a specific reference
This operation retrieves the XBRL file linked to the specified reference, insofar as the accepted filing is an XBRL file.
- Retrieval of structured data in JSON format for a specific reference
This operation retrieves a structured data file in JSON format containing the description of the legal entity, the accounting data, data related to the (share)holdings, insofar as the accepted filing is an XBRL file, filed after 3 April 2022.