Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

OTTAWA, May 19, 2016 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 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.



10:00 (Eastern Time)


At 09:00 (ET), journalists are invited to review the press release under embargo at the Bank's head office in Ottawa. The embargo will be lifted at 10:00 (ET). Please use the entrance at 151 O'Connor Street and have your press card with you.

For security reasons, journalists wishing to attend must be accredited with the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery and must confirm their presence by calling Media Relations at 613-782-8782 before noon (ET) on Tuesday, 24 May 2016. Journalists who have not registered WILL NOT BE ADMITTED to the lock-up.

Media Briefing Session

There is no briefing session for this event.


The press release will be available:

  • at 10:00 (ET) on the Bank's website
  • between 10:00 and 11:00 (ET) on CNW Group

Press Conference:

There is no press conference for this event.


There will be no webcast for this event.


SOURCE Bank of Canada

For further information: Media Relations at 613-782-8782 or


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