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Speech by Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada

OTTAWA – On Tuesday, February 7, 2023, Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak before the CFA Québec. 


How monetary policy works


12:45 (Eastern Time)


Centre des congrès de Québec
Room 2000AB
1000 Bd René-Lévesque E
Québec (Quebec)


At 11:00 (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 sending an email to , or by calling 613‑782‑8782, before noon (ET) on Monday, February 6, 2023. Those who have not registered will not be admitted to the lock-up.

The embargo will be lifted at 12:30 (ET).


The Governor’s text will be available on the Bank’s website at 12:30 (ET).

Media Availability

At approximately 14:00 (ET), the Governor will hold a press conference in Room 2104AB.


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


Those wishing to attend are asked to contact .

For more information, please contact Media Relations.

Content Type(s): Press, Media advisories

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