Press Releases

Press briefing with Réal Raymond, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank of Canada

Montreal, 28 September 2004 -

To mark the 400th anniversary of Acadia, National Bank is proud to hold the meeting of its Board of Directors in Bouctouche, New Brunswick.

On this occasion, Réal Raymond, President and Chief Executive Office, will meet with journalists at a press briefing, where he will talk on several topics relating to the National Bank's business dealings in New Brunswick. Furthermore, in presence of   Mr. Yvon Fontaine, president and vice-chancellor, Mr. Raymond will make a generous donation to the University of Moncton.

Date:                September 30, 2004
Event:               Press briefing, Réal Raymond, President and
                        Chief Executive Officer
Time:                10:45 a.m.
Place:                 University of Moncton
                         Pavillon Léopold-Taillon – 203
                         Moncton

About the 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. The 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. The National Bank has assets of  $84 billion and, together with its subsidiaries, employs close to 17,000 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.

Interested media representatives are requested to call Denis Dubé, Director, Public Relations, National Bank, at (514) 394-8644.