REMEINDER : Invitation from National Bank to a telephone press briefing by Louis Vachon

Montreal, 31 May 2007 - 

Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Canada effective June 1, 2007, will hold a press briefing this afternoon (May 31, 2007), at 3 p.m. ET concerning the Bank’s second quarter 2007 results.

Telephone press briefing

  • Date & time: Today, May 31, 2007, 3 p.m. ET
  • Access to the press briefing: 1-866-862-3907 (toll-free) or (514) 861-0443
  • Additional information:The Report to Shareholders and Supplementary Financial Information will be available in the Investor Relations section of the National Bank website at www.nbc.ca/investorrelations.
  • Recording of the telephone press briefing: A recording of the telephone press briefing will be archived and accessible until Friday, June 8, 2007 by calling 1-800-408-3053 (toll-free) or (514) 861-2272. The access code is 3224541 #

Journalists wishing to take part must add themselves to the guest list by contacting Valérie Lamarre at (514) 394-5000, ext. 2393.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has more than $130 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,852 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website atwww.nbc.ca.

Information (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives):

Denis Dubé
Director – Public Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: (514) 394-8644