Bank note event: Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Ginette Petitpas Taylor
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.
The unveil of the Canada 150 commemorative bank note
10:00 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Bank of Canada
245 Sparks Street
Atrium (please use the West Tower entrance)
There will be no media lock-up for this event.
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.
At 10:40 (EDT), kiosks will be open for journalists to visit and ask questions.
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.
At 9:00 (PDT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 200 Granville Street, Suite 2710, Vancouver, British Columbia.
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.
At 11:00 (EDT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 150 King Street West, Suite 2000, Toronto, Ontario.
At 11:00 (EDT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 1501 McGill College Avenue, Suite 2030, Montréal, Quebec.
At 12:00 (ADT), media are invited to the Bank of Canada’s regional office at 1701 Hollis Street, Suite 1300, Halifax, Nova Scotia.