OTTAWA, July 19 /CNW Telbec/ - The Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Report will be released on Thursday, 22 July 2010.
07:30 Lock-up: Journalists are invited to review the Report, under
the usual conditions of a lock-up, at the Bank's head office
in Ottawa and at the regional offices in Toronto (150 King
Street West, Suite 2000) and Montréal (1501 McGill College
Avenue, Suite 2030). Please be sure to have your press card
09:00 Media briefing session: Senior Bank officers will provide
background information and respond to questions on the
contents of the Report. Journalists in Toronto and Montréal
will be linked to the briefing by video conference.
Information gathered at the session may be used freely in
news reports and commentaries, provided it is not attributed
to the Bank or its officers. Electronic recording is not
Note: The briefing session will take place during the
lock-up. For security reasons, those wishing to attend must
confirm by calling Stephanie Bento at 613 782-7183 before
noon on Wednesday, 21 July.
10:30 End of lock-up and embargo lifted. The Monetary Policy
Report will be available on the Bank's website.
11:15 Press conference: Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of
Canada, will hold a press conference to discuss the contents
of the Report at the National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington
Street, Ottawa. He will be accompanied by Senior Deputy
Governor Tiff Macklem.
Webcast: An audio webcast of the press conference will be
accessible from the Bank's website.
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