On Friday, 7 April 2017, Governor Stephen S. Poloz and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Ginette Petitpas Taylor will unveil the Canada 150 commemorative bank note.

At the conclusion of the event, members of the media will have an opportunity to meet with experts to find out more about the theme and various security features of the commemorative note, which will be available to press photographers and TV crews at the expert kiosks.

For security reasons, all media must register with the Bank in advance to attend either the national ceremony or regional opportunities. Broadcast media and still photographers will be allotted space on a first-come, first-served basis, through advance registration. To register, please contact Media Relations by noon (EDT) on Thursday, 6 April at 613-782-8782.

Topic

The unveil of the Canada 150 commemorative bank note

Time

10:00 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Place

Bank of Canada
245 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Atrium (please use the West Tower entrance)

Lock-Up

There will be no media lock-up for this event.

Distribution

The Governor’s remarks will be published.

A press release with more information will be available:

  • at 10:15 (EDT) on the Bank’s website
  • between 10:15 and 11:15 (EDT) on CNW Group
Press Conference

This ceremony is a photo opportunity only: there will be no press conference or Q&A session with the Governor.

Webcast

This event will be webcast live on the Bank’s website and YouTube channel.

Note

Expert Kiosks:

At 10:40 (EDT), kiosks will be open for journalists to visit and ask questions.

Regional Opportunities:

In addition to the national unveil event, regional media interview and photo opportunities will take place on Friday, 7 April. Regional representatives of the Bank of Canada across the country will be available to answer questions and will have commemorative notes on hand.

Pacific Region:

At 9:00 (PDT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 200 Granville Street, Suite 2710, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Prairies Region:

At 8:30 (MDT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 308 – 4th Avenue S.W., Suite 2411, Calgary, Alberta.

 

At 8:30 (CST), media are invited to the RCMP Heritage Museum at 5907 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan.

 

At 9:30 (CDT), media are invited to the RCMP Divisional Headquarters at 1091 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Ontario Region:

At 11:00 (EDT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 150 King Street West, Suite 2000, Toronto, Ontario.

Quebec Region:

At 11:00 (EDT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2030, Montréal, Quebec.

Atlantic Region:

At 12:00 (ADT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 1701 Hollis Street, Suite 1300, Halifax, Nova Scotia.