The Bank of Canada Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary

OTTAWA, March 5 /CNW Telbec/ - On Thursday, 11 March 2010, the Bank of Canada will celebrate its 75th anniversary. To mark the occasion, several events have been planned.

Speech by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada

Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak via video conference to university students in economics faculties across Canada.

Details will follow in an event-specific media advisory to be released on Monday, 8 March 2010, on the Bank of Canada's website (http://www.bankofcanada.ca/en/media/media.htmlNo.notice).

By All Accounts: 75 Years of Central Banking

A new exhibition by the Currency Museum of the Bank of Canada

The Currency Museum of the Bank of Canada will unveil By All Accounts: 75 Years of Central Banking.

This new exhibition will take a look at the Bank and its 75-year history from the perspective of outside observers - journalists, cartoonists, headline writers, economists, politicians, government-appointed commissions, and the Canadian public.

Members of the media will be invited to view the exhibition before its official public opening, and staff will be available to answer questions.

Details to follow in an event-specific media advisory to be released on Monday, 8 March 2010, on the Currency Museum's website (http://www.currencymuseum.ca/about/media-room).

By All Accounts

Book 5 of the Souvenir Book Series

By All Accounts is the fifth and final book in the Bank's souvenir history series. This volume presents a portrait of the Bank from the perspective of outside observers, showing how Canadians have perceived the performance of their central bank over the decades through the eyes of those who monitor its work on the public's behalf.

Copies of the book will be available for $25 at the Currency Museum or by contacting:

    
    Publications Distribution
    Communications Department
    Bank of Canada
    West Tower, 9th Floor
    234 Wellington Street
    Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G9
    Telephone: 613 782-8248 (Ottawa area; outside North America) or
    1 877 782-8248 (toll free, North America)
    Fax: 613 782-8874
    Email: publications@bankofcanada.ca
    

SOURCE Bank of Canada

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


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