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National Bank again partners with the International Junior Tennis Open in Repentigny

Montreal, 22 August 2006 -

National Bank is pleased to announce that it will reprise its role as title sponsor of the International Junior Tennis Open, now in its 21st year and one of the biggest junior tennis tournaments in the world, to be held in Repentigny, Quebec from August 26 to September 2, 2006.

As a partner of tennis in Quebec, National Bank is proud to contribute to the success of this major event, which celebrates junior elite athletes from around the world. The Bank’s involvement affirms its commitment to the development of tomorrow’s pros and, in so doing, promotes tennis in Quebec.

National Bank’s partnership with the International Junior Tennis Open in Repentigny reinforces its presence on the Quebec tennis scene. As presenting sponsor of the Montreal edition of the Rogers Cup and main sponsor of the National Bank Circuit, organized by Tennis Canada, National Bank has truly become a key partner of tennis.

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 $110 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,955 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website

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

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