National Bank Client Wins $25,000 GIC
Montreal, 21 March 2003 -
As part of a contest organized by National Bank of Canada in cooperation with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Michele Carrelli of St-Léonard, Quebec, has won a variable-return guaranteed investment certificate (GIC) in the amount of $25,000, that will be invested for a 5-year term.
This first edition of the "Your mortgage grants your wishes" contest, which ran from September 2 to December 31, 2002, was open to anyone who refinanced his or her mortgage with the National Bank. "People often choose this period of the year to embark on projects that need financing, so this contest came at the perfect time to show our customers how much we appreciate them," explained Nicole Dumont, Senior Manager Credit & Investment Solutions at the National Bank. Grand prize-winner Michele Carrelli was given his GIC on March 12 at a reception in his honour.
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