Speech by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada

OTTAWA, March 8 /CNW Telbec/ - On Thursday, 11 March 2010, to mark the occasion of the Bank's 75th anniversary, Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak via video conference to university students in economics faculties across Canada.

    
    Topic:                Principles for Interesting Times

    Time:                 14:05 (Eastern Time)

    Place:                Carleton University
                          Ottawa, Ontario

    Media attendance:     Due to limited seating, members of the media are
                          not invited to attend the speech. However, they may
                          view the event via videocast from the Bank's lock-
                          up facility in Ottawa, or listen to the audio
                          webcast via the Bank's website.

    Lock-up:              At 12:20 (Eastern Time), copies of the speech will
                          be made available to journalists, under embargo.
                          The lock-up will be held at the Bank's head office
                          in Ottawa. The embargo will be lifted at 13:50
                          (Eastern Time). (Please use the East Tower entrance
                          at 245 Sparks Street and have your press card with
                          you.)

                          For security reasons, those wishing to attend the
                          lock-up must confirm by calling Stephanie Bento at
                          613 782-7183 before noon on Wednesday, 10 March.

    Distribution:         The Governor's text will be available at 13:50
                          (Eastern Time):

                          -  on the Bank's website
                         (http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/speeches/index.html)

    Press conference:     There will be no press conference for this event.

    Webcast:              An audio webcast of the event will be accessible
                          from this location.
                          (http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/real/)
    

SOURCE Bank of Canada

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


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