OTTAWA – On Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 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

10:00 (Eastern Time)

Lock-Up

At 09:00 (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 10:00 (ET). Please use the entrance at 151 O’Connor Street and have your press card with you.

For security reasons, journalists wishing to attend must be accredited with the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery and must confirm their presence by calling Media Relations at 613-782-8782 before noon (ET) on Tuesday, 6 September 2016. Journalists who have not registered WILL NOT BE ADMITTED to the lock-up.

Media Briefing Session
There is no briefing session for this event.
Distribution

The press release will be available:

  • at 10:00 (ET) on the Bank’s website
  • between 10:00 and 11:00 (ET) on CNW Group
Press Conference
There is no press conference for this event.
Webcast
There will be no webcast for this event.
Note

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