National Bank Financial Group wins the Heritage Emeritus Award for its LaSalle branch

Montreal, 24 September 2010 - 

As part of the Montreal Architectural Heritage Campaign, carried out by the City of Montreal in association with Héritage Montréal, National Bank Financial Group received the “Heritage Emeritus Award”, Commercial category, for its branch located at 7685 Centrale in LaSalle.

The Award winners were announced at its 20th edition event that took place today in the hall of honour at the Montreal City Hall, with Gérald Tremblay, mayor of Montreal and Robert Turgeon, President of Héritage Montréal in attendance.

“The Montréal Architectural Heritage Campaign helps Montrealers become more aware of the great wealth of the architectural heritage on the Island of Montreal and the need to maintain and preserve it.  National Bank Financial Group understands how important it is to protect original architectural features and therefore, continually strives to maintain its heritage buildings with care,” said Carole Derome, Regional Manager – Montreal, National Bank Financial Group.

The main purpose of the Montréal Architectural Heritage Campaign is to honour owners who stand out for their efforts to protect and appreciate architectural heritage by keeping their buildings in good repair and, if needed, restoring them with care. 

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 $146 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,438 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.):

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