OTTAWA – On Monday, January 13, 2020, the Bank of Canada will release the winter issue of the Business Outlook Survey and, for the first time, it will publish the results of the Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations. Background information on the Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations is provided in the Autumn 2015 Bank of Canada Review.

Due to a change in the survey period, the results of the Senior Loan Officer Survey will be available in data only format on the Bank’s website on Friday, February 14, 2020 but a report will no longer be published.


10:30 (Eastern Time)


At 08:30 (ET), journalists are invited to review the Business Outlook Survey and the Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations, 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 Friday, January 10, 2020. Those who have not registered will not be admitted to the lock-up.

At 10:30 (ET), the lock-up ends and the embargo is lifted.

Media Briefing Session

There will be no briefing session for this event.


The Business Outlook Survey and the Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations will be available at 10:30 (ET) on the Bank’s website.

Media Availability

There will be no media availability for this event.


There will be no webcast for this event.


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