OTTAWA – On Saturday, 4 June 2016, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will deliver the Canadian Economics Association’s Purvis Lecture.


Monetary/Fiscal Policy Mix and Financial Stability: The Medium Term Is Still the Message


12:55 (Eastern Time)


University of Ottawa
Room TBT 112
Tabaret Hall, Huguette Labelle Hall
Ottawa, Ontario


At 11:10 (Eastern Time), copies of the lecture will be made available to journalists, under embargo at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa. The embargo will be lifted at 12:40 (ET). Please use the entrance at 151 O’Connor Street and have your press card with you.

For security reasons, those wishing to attend the lock-up must confirm by calling Media Relations at 613-782-8782 before noon (ET) on Friday, 3 June 2016.


The Governor’s text will be available at 12:40 (ET):

Press Conference

At approximately 14:15 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in Room TBT 119.

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.


Audio and video webcasts of the speech and press conference will be available.


Media wishing to attend the event can obtain a press pass by sending their credentials to Paula Emery. Details about media registration are available at

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