OTTAWA – On Thursday, May 31, 2018, Deputy Governor Sylvain Leduc of the Bank of Canada will speak before the Association des économistes québécois and the CFA Québec.

Topic

Economic Progress Report

Time

12:50 (Eastern Time)

Place

Hôtel Palace Royal
Amboise & Valencay Rooms
775 Honoré-Mercier Boulevard
Quebec City, Quebec

Lock-Up

At 11:05 (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 12:35 (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, May 30, 2018.

Distribution

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

Media Availability

At approximately 13:50 (ET), the Deputy Governor will be available to answer questions from the media in the Salon Chenonceau.

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.

Webcast

Audio and video webcasts of the speech will be available.

Note

Media wishing to attend are asked to contact Francine Trudel at 418-822-3654.

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