Bank note event: Bank of Canada issues $10 bank note celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation

OTTAWA, May 30, 2017 /CNW/ - On Thursday, 1 June 2017, the Bank of Canada will hold an event to mark the entry into circulation of the Canada 150 commemorative bank note.

 

Time:

11:00 (Eastern Time)



Place:

Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site


458 Notre-Dame Street East


Montréal, Quebec



Distribution:

A press release with more information will be available:

  • at 9:00 (ET) on the Bank's website
  • between 9:00 and 10:00 (ET) on CNW Group


Interview opportunities:

After the event, members of the media will have an opportunity to interview representatives of the Bank of Canada, Parks Canada and Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (SÉPAQ) to find out more about the theme, graphic elements and security features of the commemorative note.



Tour:

A guided tour of the national historic site will be offered to members of the media after the event.



Bank note exchange:

Commemorative bank notes will be available on-site for purchase by members of the media in attendance (limit: one note per person). Only cash purchases will be accepted. There will be no provisions for debit or credit transactions.



Note:

All media must register with the Bank in advance to attend. Broadcast camera operators and still photographers will be allotted space on a first-come, first-served basis, through advance registration. To register, please contact Media Relations by noon (ET) on Wednesday, 31 May at 613-782-8782 or communications@bankofcanada.ca.

 

SOURCE Bank of Canada

For further information: All media must register with the Bank in advance to attend. Broadcast camera operators and still photographers will be allotted space on a first-come, first-served basis, through advance registration. To register, please contact Media Relations by noon (ET) on Wednesday, 31 May at 613-782-8782 or communications@bankofcanada.ca

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