Bank of Canada's speech for 25 August cancelled

A speech that Bank of Canada deputy governor Sheryl Kennedy was due to give in New Brunswick on 25 August has been cancelled, the central bank said on Thursday 19 August.

The event was cancelled at the request of the Saint John Board of Trade, to which she was to have spoken on monetary policy, it said.

The next scheduled public appearance by a senior Bank of Canada official will be by governor David Dodge in Calgary, Alberta, on 9 September, two days after the bank's next interest rate announc