Speech by Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, December 15 2021, Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak by videoconference before the Empire Club of Canada. 

Topic

The Bank’s renewed monetary policy framework

Time

12:00 (Eastern Time)

Place

The speech will be delivered by videoconference.

Lock-Up

At 10:30 (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). Journalists are asked 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 at 613-782-8782, before noon (ET) on Tuesday, December 14, 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.

Accredited journalists that do not attend the lockup can also receive the speech under embargo upon request by contacting .

The embargo will be lifted at 12:00 (ET).

Distribution

The Governor’s text will be available on the Bank’s website at 12:00 (ET).

Media Availability

At approximately 13:15 (ET), the Governor will be available to answer questions from the media in the Bank of Canada’s auditorium.

For security reasons, journalists wishing to attend must confirm their presence by sending an email to , or by calling at 613-782-8782, before noon (ET) on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Journalists, camera operators and still photographers who have not registered will not be admitted to the press conference.

Please note that the event will take place under physical distancing and public-health guidelines. Therefore, attendance will be limited.

Please use the Bank of Canada Museum entrance, located at 30 Bank Street (corner of Bank and Wellington), and bring photo ID and proof of full vaccination status.

Broadcasters needing to set up equipment will be granted access beginning at 12:00 (ET).

Please note that journalists not attending the press conference can register to dial in and ask questions. Accredited journalists who wish to ask questions by telephone must contact  for dial-in information before 17:00 (ET) on Tuesday, December 14.

Audience Q&A

There will be an audience Q&A period.

Webcast

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

Note

For more information, please contact .

Content Type(s): Press, Media advisories

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