Speech by Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada

OTTAWA – On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Stephen S. Poloz, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the Canadian Club Toronto. 


Issues keeping the Governor awake at night


12:40 (Eastern Time)


Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Canadian Room
100 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario


At 10:55 (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 12:25 (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, December 13, 2017.


The Governor’s text will be available at 12:25 (ET):

Press Conference

At approximately 13:45 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in the British Columbia 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.


Media wishing to attend are asked to contact Paola Colaso at 416-364-5590.

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


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