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Thursday, 6 July 2006

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

OTTAWA—On Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 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.

08:00 Lock-up: Journalists are invited to review the press release under the usual conditions of a lock-up, at the Bank's head office in Ottawa. (Please use the East Tower entrance at 234 Wellington Street and proceed to the reception desk. Be sure to have your press card with you.)

For security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm by calling Joanne Gagnon-Delorme at 613 782-7859 before noon on Monday, 10 July.

09:00 Lock-up ends and embargo lifted

Note: There will be no briefing.

Distribution: The press release will be distributed as follows:

09:00 Between 09:00 and 10:00
  • on Canada Newswire
  • at the Parliamentary Press Gallery
    (Room 350-N, Centre Block, and Room 607, Wellington Building)
For more information, please contact Jeremy Harrison at 613 782-8782 or