OTTAWA - On Tuesday, 4 December 2012, the Bank of Canada will announce its decision on the target for the overnight rate. A press release will provide a brief explanation of the decision.

Time

09:00 (Eastern Time)

Lock-Up

At 08:00 (ET), journalists are invited to review the press release under embargo at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa. The embargo will be lifted at 09:00 (ET). (Please use the East Tower entrance at 245 Sparks Street and have your press card with you.)

For security reasons, those wishing to attend the lock-up must confirm by calling Jeremy Harrison at 613 782-8782 before noon on Monday, 3 December.

Media Briefing Session

There is no briefing session for this event.

Distribution

The press release will be available:

  • at 09:00 (ET) on the Bank's website
  • between 09:00 and 10:00 (ET) on CNW Group
Press Conference

There is no press conference for this event.

Webcast

There is no webcast for this event.

Note

For more information, please contact Jeremy Harrison at 613 782-8782.