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Bank of Canada media lock-up

OTTAWA – On December 13, 2021, in advance of the joint media availability with the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and Governor Tiff Macklem, the Bank of Canada will be hosting a media lock-up to provide background documents under embargo.

Senior officials will be available during this lock-up to respond to questions on a not-for-attribution basis.


At 08:00 (ET), journalists are invited to review documents 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). Journalists are required to bring photo ID and proof of full vaccination status.

For security reasons, journalists wishing to attend must confirm their presence by sending an email to , or by calling Media Relations at 613‑782‑8782, before 16:00 (ET) on Friday, December 10, 2021. Those who have not registered will not be admitted to the lock-up.

Please note that the lock-up will take place under physical distancing and public-health guidelines. Therefore, attendance will be limited and is not guaranteed.

Electronic recording is not permitted.

At 10:00 (ET), the lock-up ends and the embargo is lifted.


Documents will be available at 10:00 (ET) on the Bank’s website.


For more information, please contact .

Content Type(s): Press, Media advisories