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

OTTAWA – On Thursday, February 21, 2019, Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. 


Monetary Policy


13:00 (Eastern Time)


Le Centre Sheraton
Ballroom, 4th Floor 
1201 René-Lévesque Blvd West
Montréal, Quebec


At 11:15 (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 12:45 (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 February 20, 2019.


The Governor’s text will be available at 12:45 (ET) on the Bank’s website.

Press Conference

At approximately 14:00 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in room 6-7, 3rd Floor.

Audience Q&A

The Governor will answer audience questions after the speech.


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


Media wishing to attend are asked to contact Julie Serero at 514 871-4000 #4042.

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

Content Type(s): Press, Media advisories