Bank of Canada to Release Monetary Policy Report

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
                 with you.

    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.

SOURCE Bank of Canada

For further information: For further information: Jeremy Harrison at 613 782-8782 or

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