Media Invite - Annual Meeting National Bank of Canada

Montreal, 25 March 2010 - 

National Bank of Canada is pleased to invite representatives of the media to its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at exactly 9 a.m. at Centre Mont-Royal in Montreal. 

Journalists who wish to attend are asked to proceed first to the media registration desk before going to the Symposia Theatre, Level 1, where the meeting will take place. Please note that use of photographic, recording or television equipment will not be allowed, except for a five-minute period before the start of the meeting.

Members of the Bank’s management team will take questions from the media after the meeting in Salon Cartier I, Level 3.

A live audio feed will allow for both the Annual Meeting and the media session to be recorded.

Non-attending Media
Non-attending media representatives may access and ask questions via conference call. Simultaneous interpretation will be available. A media advisory will be released on Marketwire, 15 minutes before the media session begins.

 Telephone Access: 

 English:  

416-641-6140 / 1-866-299-6657

 

 French:  

514-861-4190 / 1-877-667-7766

A live Webcast of the meeting will be accessible via the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca/investorrelations under “Annual Meeting.”   An archived version of the Webcast will be available as of March 31, 2010 on the same Website.

DATE BOOK

 WHAT:  

  Annual Meeting of Shareholders of National Bank of Canada

 WHEN:

 Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at 9 a.m. 

 WHERE:

 Centre Mont-Royal

 

 2200 Mansfield, Montreal

 ROOMS:  

 Meeting: Symposia Theatre, Level 1

 

 Media session: Salon Cartier I, Level 3

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 over $134 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,946 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 Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644