National Bank 2007 Annual Report is available today on its web site

Montreal, 14 December 2007 - 

National Bank of Canada announced today that it has made available its 2007 Annual Report, including Audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis, on its web site at the following address: www.nbc.ca/investorrelations.

A printed copy of the 2007 Annual Report, together with the documents related to the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, will be sent to the shareholders at the end of January 2008, following which date paper copies of the Annual Report will be available, free of charge upon request, by dialing 1-866-517-5455 or by email at investorrelations@nbc.ca . 

About National Bank
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 customers elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including 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 close to $113 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs close to 17,000  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):

Denis Dubé
Senior Manager - Public Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644