National Bank Financial Group to collect donations for the victims of fires in Alberta

Montreal, 19 May 2011 - 

From May 20 to June 20, 2011, National Bank Financial Group will collect donations to the Canadian Red Cross to support the organization’s relief efforts for the victims of the fires in Alberta.

The public is invited to make a donation at any National Bank branch in Canada. Cheques or donations should be made out to the "Canadian Red Cross, Alberta Fires 2011". The Canadian Red Cross will issue tax receipts for all donations of $20 and more. All donations made at National Bank branches will be sent to the Canadian Red Cross and will be used to provide immediate relief to the victims.

For more information, please contact Customer services of National Bank Financial Group at 514-394-5555 or 1-888-483-5628.

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 $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.) :

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