OTTAWA – On Tuesday, 16 September 2014, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the Société de développement économique de Drummondville.


The role of a floating exchange rate in the Canadian economy and in the Bank’s policy framework


12:45 (Eastern Time)


Best Western Plus Hotel Universel
Claude-Mouton A
915 Hains Street
Drummondville, Quebec


At 11:00 (ET), copies of the speech will be made available to journalists, under embargo at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa. The embargo will be lifted at 12:30 (ET). Please use the entrance at 151 O’Connor Street and have your press card with you.

For security reasons, those wishing to attend the lock-up must confirm by calling Media Relations at 613 782-8782 before noon (ET) on Monday, 15 September 2014.


The Governor’s text will be available at 12:30 (ET):

Press Conference

At approximately 13:45 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in the Causeuse.

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.


Audio and video webcasts of the speech and press conference will be available.


Media wishing to attend are asked to contact Francis Jutras, Responsable des communications, Société de développement économique de Drummondville at 819 477-5511, ext. 212.

For more information, please contact Media Relations at 613 782-8782.