OTTAWA — On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Governor Stephen S. Poloz will host a special preview of the new Bank of Canada Museum for special guests from the government, business and tourism sectors, as well as media. Guests will include Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson.

After brief welcoming remarks, guests and members of the media will have an opportunity to tour the galleries and interact with the exhibits. Museum planners and guides will be available to answer questions. The Museum will open to the general public on July 1.

For security reasons, all media must register with the Bank in advance. 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 Monday, June 19 at 613-782-8782. 

Topic

A preview of the new Bank of Canada Museum, ahead of its public opening on July 1

Time

15:00 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Place

Bank of Canada Museum
30 Bank Street (corner of Bank and Wellington streets)
Ottawa, Ontario

Lock-Up

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

Distribution

A press release with more information will be available:

  • at 15:00 (EDT) on the Bank’s website
  • between 15:00 and 16:00 (EDT) on CNW Group
Press Conference

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

Webcast

This event will not be webcast.

Note

At approximately 15:20 (EDT), tours will be led by Museum guides and planners. Journalists can visit the galleries, take photos, shoot video and ask questions.