OTTAWA – On Tuesday, 20 September 2016, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the Association des économistes québécois, the Cercle finance du Québec and CFA Québec.


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12:50 (Eastern Time)


Hôtel Plaza Québec
3031 Laurier Boulevard
Quebec City, Quebec


At 11:05 (Eastern Time), copies of the speech will be made available to journalists, under embargo at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa. The embargo will be lifted at 12:35 (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 Monday, 19 September 2016.


The Governor’s text will be available at 12:35 (ET):

Press Conference

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

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.


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


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