OTTAWA – On Monday, 28 November 2016, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will deliver the Annual Benefactors’ Lecture, hosted by the C.D. Howe Institute. 


The Role of Services in Canada’s Economy


20:00 (Eastern Time)


Delta Toronto
SoCo Ballroom
75 Lower Simcoe Street
Toronto, Ontario


At 18:15 (ET), 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 19:45 (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, 25 November 2016.


The Governor’s text will be available at 19:45 (ET):

Press Conference

At approximately 21:00 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in the Parkdale 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.