National Bank Financial Group donates $60,000 to maison Tremplin de Longueuil

Longueuil, 22 April 2010 - 

National Bank Financial Group yesterday proudly presented a cheque for $60,000 to maison Tremplin de Longueuil to help it continue its mission of improving the quality of life of underprivileged families in the Vieux-Longueuil borough. The donation fund educational projects for children under age 12.

"We strongly support the maison Tremplin’s cause as it clearly reflects National Bank Financial Group’s commitment to promoting the well-being of families and improving their quality of life," said Daniel Poissant, Vice-President - Sales and Service, Personal Banking for Montérégie and Central Quebec at National Bank Financial Group.

Through its donations and sponsorships program and the initiatives of its employees, National Bank Financial Group helps support hundreds of organizations across Canada. It focuses primarily on four main areas of activity—health, education, arts and culture, and community outreach—with the goal of generating positive benefits for communities.

For more information on the many causes and projects the Financial Group supports as part of its commitment to the communities it serves, please consult our social responsibility report at www.nbc.ca/socialresponsibility.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of
Canada is an integrated group that 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
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Information: (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Joan Beauchamp
Senior Advisor – Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-6500