Media Invite - Annual Meeting National Bank of Canada

Montreal, 29 March 2011 - 

National Bank of Canada is pleased to invite representatives of the media to its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held tomorrow, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 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. A live audio feed will allow for the Annual Meeting to be recorded.

To schedule a live or telephone interview with Board Chairman Jean Douville and President and Chief Executive Officer, please contact Joan Beauchamp at 514 394-6500. No interviews will be granted without advance reservation.

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 An archived version of the Webcast will be available as of March 31, 2011 on the same Website.

DATE BOOK

WHAT:
Annual Meeting of Shareholders of National Bank of Canada

WHEN:
Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at 9 a.m. 

WHERE:
Centre Mont-Royal
2200 Mansfield, Montreal,
Symposia Theatre, Level 1

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 $152 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,407 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. To access National Bank Financial Group’s financial education portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca.

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

Claude Breton
Senior Manager – Public Affairs
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644