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

OTTAWA – On Monday, April 1, 2019, Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce (BRCC) and the Nunavut Mining Symposium. 


The Importance of Trade


15:10 (Eastern Time)


Frobisher Inn
Baffin Room
Astro Hill Complex
Iqaluit, Nunavut


At 13:25 (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 14:55 (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 Friday, March 29, 2019.


The Governor’s text will be available at 14:55 (ET) on the Bank’s website.

Press Conference

At approximately 16:30 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in the Kitikmeot Room.

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.


Audio and video webcasts of the speech and media questions will be available.


Media wishing to attend are asked to contact Lauren Nevin.

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

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