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National Bank signs partnership agreement with the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec

Montreal, 4 September 2007 -

National Bank is pleased to announce its new partnership agreement with the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec.

Under this agreement, nurses in Quebec will enjoy a number of banking and financial services at preferred conditions, either for their personal needs or for financing their business. For $120 a year, members of the Ordre can obtain the following services:

  • Two no-fee bank accounts with unlimited electronic transactions
  • A line of credit at an attractive rate with no monthly fees and unlimited electronic transactions
  • A number of investment and financing solutions adapted to their needs
  • Access to National Bank’s brokerage services
  • A National Bank Ovation Gold MasterCard1 / Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec. This card offers a whole range of benefits such as travel, purchase and car rental insurance. It has an attractive rewards program enabling the holder to accumulate 1.25 points for each dollar spent, which can be redeemed for a wide range of brand name items, gift certificates and trips.
  • Advice from a team specialized in business financing.

1 Subject to approval by National Bank.

Anyone who would like more information on this agreement can visit the National Bank website at, or call customer service at 1-888-4TELNAT.

About the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec
The Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) has more than 67,000 members and is one of the major partners in the province’s health-care and social services network. Nurses must be members of the OIIQ to be able to practice their profession in Quebec. The main mission of the OIIQ is to ensure the protection of the public by overseeing the practice of the profession. In order to carry out its mandate, the OIIQ issues licences for the practice of the profession, oversees the practice of the profession, monitors the competencies of its members, receives and processes complaints from the public, prevents the illegal practice of the profession and intervenes publicly on matters regarding the practice of the nursing profession.

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 more than $124 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,169 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at

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

Marie-Claude Lavigne
Senior Advisor, Communications and Public Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-6500