Speech by Sylvain Leduc, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

OTTAWA – On Thursday, 25 May 2017, Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc of the Bank of Canada will speak at The Payments Canada Summit.


Upgrading the Payments Grid: The Payoffs Are Greater Than You Think


12:00 (Eastern Time)


The Westin Harbour Castle
Metropolitan Ballroom
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, Ontario


At 10:45 (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 11:45 (ET). Please use the Bank of Canada Museum entrance, located at 30 Bank Street (corner of Bank and Wellington), 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 Wednesday, 24 May 2017.


The Deputy Governor’s text will be available at 11:45 (ET):

Press Conference

There will be no press conference for this event.

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.


Audio and video webcasts of the speech will be available.


Media wishing to attend the event are asked to contact Tricia Weagant at 613-691-4482 or 613-806-5168.

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

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