OTTAWA – On Thursday, December 5, 2019, Deputy Governor Timothy Lane of the Bank of Canada will speak before the Ottawa Board of Trade. 


Economic Progress Report


08:15 (Eastern Time)


Shaw Centre
Room 213/215
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario


At 06:30 (ET), journalists are invited to review copies of the speech, under embargo, at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa. Please use the Bank of Canada Museum entrance, located at 30 Bank Street (corner of Bank and Wellington), and bring photo ID.

For security reasons, journalists wishing to attend must confirm their presence by calling Media Relations at 613-782-8782 before noon (ET) on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Those who have not registered will not be admitted to the lock-up.

The embargo will be lifted at 08:00 (ET).


The Deputy Governor’s text will be available on the Bank’s website at 08:00 (ET).

Media Availability

At approximately 09:20 (ET), the Deputy Governor will be available to answer questions from the media in Room 107 of the Shaw Centre.

Accredited journalists who wish to ask questions via teleconference must contact Media Relations at 613-782-8782 for dial-in information before noon (ET) on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.


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


Those wishing to attend are asked to contact Marianne Cossette at o: 613-236-3631 or c: 613-384-4451

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