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.


09:00 (Eastern Time)


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.


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.


There is no webcast for this event.


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