Upcoming Events

More detailed information for most events is made available in a media advisory published approximately 3 business days prior to the event. These can be found in the Media advisories section of the website. Times posted are Eastern Time unless otherwise noted, and are in 24-hour clock notation.

  • October 19, 2020

    • Publication - Business Outlook Survey

      Bank of Canada, 234 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0G9
      10:30 (ET)

      The Business Outlook Survey is a summary of interviews conducted by the Bank's regional offices with the senior management of about 100 firms, selected in accordance with the composition of Canada's gross domestic product.

  • October 28, 2020

    • Media Lock-Up – Interest Rate Announcement and Monetary Policy Report

      Bank of Canada, 30 Bank Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0G9
      7:00 - 10:00 (ET)

      Journalists are invited to review Rate Announcement press release and the Report, under embargo, at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa. A briefing session on the Report will take place during the lock-up.

    • Release of the Interest Rate Announcement & Monetary Policy Report

      Bank of Canada, 234 Wellington Ottawa, ON K1A 0G9
      10:00 (ET)

      FAD - On eight scheduled dates each year, the Bank of Canada issues a press release announcing its decision for the overnight rate target, together with a short explanation of the factors influencing the decision. MPR - Four times a year, the Bank of Canada’s Governing Council presents the Bank’s base-case projection for inflation and growth in the Canadian economy, and its assessment of risks.

    • Press Conference - Monetary Policy Report

      National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1P 5A4
      11:15 (ET)

      The Governor and Senior Deputy Governor hold a press conference to discuss the contents of the Report.

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