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National Bank renews its partnership with the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light Fireworks Show

Montreal, 1 June 2012 -

National Bank is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light Fireworks Show for the next three editions of the event.

This marks the 10th consecutive year that the Bank has partnered with organizers of this musical fireworks competition. “Every year, the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light puts on a colourful, exciting show. It’s one of the most popular events in the Outaouais region, and we’re proud to contribute to its success,” said Paul Mahoney, Regional Manager – Retail and Commercial Banking – Outaouais at National Bank.

There are a number of exclusive promotions surrounding this partnership. Holders of a National Bank MasterCard will be able to purchase reserved seating tickets at a special rate, while the “Rolling out the Red Carpet at the Sound of Light with National Bank” contest will make it possible for the National Bank Terrace Dinner & Show ticket holders to win access to the best reserved seats in the VIP section of the grandstand.

Every year, through its donations and sponsorships program and the initiatives of its employees, National Bank supports hundreds of organizations across Canada. It focuses primarily on four main areas of activity—health, education, arts and culture, and community outreach—with the goal of generating positive benefits for communities.

For more information on the many causes and events National Bank supports as part of its commitment to the communities it serves, please consult our Social Responsibility Report at

About National Bank of Canada
With $176 billion in assets as at April 30, 2012, National Bank of Canada (, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups, and was named among the five strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank’s activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at and

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
Tel.: 514-394-6500