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Speech by Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

OTTAWA – On Thursday, May 5, 2022, Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak to the National Association of Aboriginal Capital Corporations (NASCA).


Supporting a return to Indigenous prosperity through economic reconciliation


9:55 a.m. (Eastern time)


Hilton Lac Leamy
3 Bd du Casino, Salon Mozart
Gatineau, Quebec


At 8:10 a.m. (ET), journalists are invited to review copies of the speech, under embargo, at the Bank’s head office in Ottawa. Please use the Bank of Canada Museum entrance, located at 30 Bank Street (corner of Bank and Wellington), and bring photo ID and proof of your fully vaccinated status.

For security reasons, journalists wishing to attend must RSVP by calling 613-782-8782 before noon (ET) Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Unregistered attendees will not be admitted to the closed session.

Please note that the closed session will take place in accordance with physical distancing and public health guidelines. Attendance will therefore be limited.

The embargo will be lifted at 9:40 a.m. (ET).


The Deputy Governor’s text will be available on the Bank’s website at 9:40 a.m. (ET).

Media Availability

There will be no media availability for this event.

Audience Q&A

There will be a question and answer period with the public.


Audio and video webcasts of the speech and media Q&A will be available.

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