National Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer to Speak at CIBC World Markets 6th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference

Montreal, 26 September 2007 - 

Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Canada will speak tomorrow, September 27, 2007 at the CIBC World Markets 6th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference in Mont-Tremblant. Mr. Vachon is scheduled to begin his presentation at 9:10 a.m.

Louis Vachon’s live audio presentation is accessible via the Investor Relations page of the National Bank web site at www.nbc.ca/investorrelations.

A replay will be available for a twelve month period.

About the 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. The 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 over $124 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,169 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at
www.nbc.ca.

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

Hélène Baril
Senior Director, Investor Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-0296