The Bank of Canada today released its 2005 schedule of eight dates for announcing decisions on its key policy interest rate, and confirmed the announcement dates for the remainder of this year.

The announcement dates from July 2004 through December 2005 are:

Tuesday, 20 July 2004
Wednesday, 8 September 2004
Tuesday, 19 October 2004
Tuesday, 7 December 2004

Tuesday, 25 January 2005
Tuesday, 1 March 2005
Tuesday, 12 April 2005
Wednesday, 25 May 2005
Tuesday, 12 July 2005<
Wednesday, 7 September 2005
Tuesday, 18 October 2005
Tuesday, 6 December 2005

All announcements will continue to be made at 9 a.m. (ET).