OTTAWA, Aug. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - On Wednesday, 3 September 2008, the Bank
of Canada will announce its decision on the target for the overnight rate. A
press release will provide a brief explanation of the decision.
08:00 Lock-up: Journalists are invited to review the press
release, under the usual conditions of a lock-up, at the
Bank's head office in Ottawa. (Please use the East Tower
entrance at 234 Wellington Street and proceed to the
reception desk. Be sure to have your press card with you.)
For security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm
by calling Nathalie Smith at 613 782-7382 before noon on
Tuesday, 2 September.
09:00 Lock-up ends and embargo lifted
Note: There will be no briefing.
Distribution: The press release will be distributed as follows:
09:00 - on the Bank's website at www.bankofcanada.ca
Between 09:00 - on Canada NewsWire
- through the Parliamentary Press Gallery
For further information:
For further information: Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782,