Bank of Canada, Finance Minister to Reveal Woman on Latest Banknote


By Bank of Canada …..

On Thursday, 8 December 2016, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu will reveal which iconic Canadian woman will be featured on the next regularly circulating bank note.

Topic: The announcement of a Canadian woman to be featured on a new bank note

Time: 9:00 (Eastern Time)


Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec
Grand Hall

Lock-up: There will be no media lock-up for this event.

Distribution: The Governor’s remarks will be published.

Press Conference: There will be no press conference, but the Ministers will be available for Q&A sessions. There will be no press conference or Q&A session with the Governor.

Webcast: This event will be webcast live on the Bank’s website and YouTube channel.

Note: To attend, all media must register with the Bank in advance. Broadcast media and still photographers will be allotted space on a first-come, first-served basis, based on advance registration and are required to arrive before 8:00 (ET).

To register, please contact Bank of Canada Media Relations by noon (ET) on Wednesday, 7 December at (613) 782-8782 or [email protected].

The announcement will be preceded by a Facebook Live town hall with students from Roberta Bondar Elementary School, and hosted by the Minister of Finance, Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu, and their Cabinet colleagues. The live stream will be available at This event will start at 8:30.

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