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MEDIA ADVISORY - CIBC celebrates grand opening of new Quebec branch with a donation to Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles Bruneau

TVA news anchor Pierre Jobin and CIBC Team Next athlete Jean-Michel Lavallière to help cut the ribbon to open new branch

QUEBEC, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - This Saturday, April 5, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will celebrate the grand opening of its new Centre bancaire CIBC Duplessis with fun activities for the whole family. To mark the opening, CIBC will present a donation to Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles Bruneau.

WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1:00 p.m.
  • Laurent Proulx, Municipal Councillor, Cap-Rouge Laurentien District
  • Pierre Jobin, News Anchor, TVA
  • Sylvain Vinet, Region Head, Eastern Canada, CIBC
  • Richard Gregoire, District Vice-President, Greater Quebec, CIBC
  • Jean-Michel Lavallière, CIBC Team Next athlete (para swimming)
  • Pierre Jobin to accept CIBC donation on behalf of the Fondation Centre
    de cancérologie Charles Bruneau
  • Interview opportunities with Pierre Jobin
  • Interview opportunities with CIBC Team Next athlete Jean-Michel
    Lavallière, para swimming champion who broke the Pan-American
    record in the 50-metre event in Montreal and the Canadian 200-metre
    record in four individual swims and the 50-metre butterfly
ACTIVITIES: BBQ and juice bar, with family entertainment including a clown, magician,
and face painting.  There will also be a bicycle clinic, with a $1,000 gift
card from Fournel bicycles available to be won.
WHERE: Centre bancaire CIBC Duplessis
7015 boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel
Quebec, QC  G2G 0J5

The Centre bancaire CIBC Duplessis offers local residents convenient service and advice six-days-a-week. To help celebrate the opening, CIBC will offer special time-limited client offers, including no monthly fees for up to six months on new chequing accounts, a first year annual fee rebate on any fee-based credit cards and 0.5 per cent bonus interest on CIBC long-term GICs.

About CIBC Team Next
CIBC Team Next is the first program of its kind in Canada that supports the next generation of amateur athletes with not only financial support but mentorship from world-renowned Canadian athlete champions. As the Lead Partner of the TORONTO 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games, CIBC is investing $2 million in this program to help 67 amateur athletes, including 16 para-athletes, from across Canada reach their full potential on and off the field.

About CIBC
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada, and has offices in the United States and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at



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