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National Bank, proud partner of Les Amis de la montagne

Montreal, 28 January 2005 -

National Bank is proud to join forces with Les Amis de la montagne as partner of the 8th Tuques Bleues Celebration and Snowshoe Event, to be held on Mount Royal on February 17, 2005.

“Mount Royal is the crowning jewel of Montreal and an integral part of the city’s heritage. This event is a unique opportunity to celebrate the splendour of the mountain and to support Les Amis de la montagne in their tireless efforts to preserve, revitalize and enhance Mount Royal,” explained Alice Keung, Senior Vice-President – Information Technology at National Bank, and co-chair of the event.

The Tuques Bleues Celebration and Snowshoe Event is held each year to raise the funds needed for the activities of Les Amis de la montagne. National Bank is pleased to support their efforts and contribute to the enhancement of Mount Royal.

About National Bank
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 customers elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including 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 nearly $89 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs close to 16,500 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.

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

Denis Dubé
Director – Public Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: (514) 394-8644