Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

OTTAWA, Feb. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - On Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 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 Stephanie Bento at 613 782-7183 before noon on
                   Monday, 1 March 2010.

    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
                   (http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/press/index.html)

    Between 09:00  on Canada NewsWire
    and 10:00      through the Parliamentary Press Gallery
    

SOURCE Bank of Canada

For further information: For further information: Jeremy Harrison at (613) 782-8782 or jharrison@bankofcanada.ca


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