OTTAWA – On Thursday, 7 January 2016, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak at the Mayor’s Breakfast Series, organized by the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce.


Life After Liftoff: Divergence and U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization


08:25 (Eastern Time)


Ottawa City Hall
City Council Chambers
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario


At 06:40 (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 08:10 (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 Wednesday, 6 January 2016.


The Governor’s text will be available at 08:10 (ET):

Press Conference

At approximately 09:15 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in the Festival Boardroom.

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 the event are asked to contact Brook Simpson at 613-580-2424, Ext. 21526.

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