OTTAWA – On Monday, 24 October 2016, Bank of Canada officials will provide a telephone briefing to journalists on the Renewal of the Inflation-Control Target. An opportunity to ask questions will also be provided.

This briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.

Time

11:00 (Eastern Time)

Media Briefing Session

At 11:00 (ET), journalists are invited to call into the background briefing using the following coordinates:

Local Dial-in number: 613-960-7526

Toll-free Dial-in number: 1-877-413-4814

Participant pass code: 7486186

Journalists should dial in at least 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

Note

The 2016 Joint Statement of the Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada on the Renewal of the Inflation-Control Target, as well as a supporting background documents, are already available on the Bank’s website.

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