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National Bank publishes its 2007 Social Responsibility Report

Montreal, 4 March 2008 -

National Bank has released its 2007 Social Responsibility Report describing its involvement in the community and the many activities undertaken to meet the needs of its clients, employees and shareholders.

In 2007, National Bank and its subsidiaries gave more than $20 million, in the form of donations, sponsorships and monies raised through in-branch fundraisers and charity events, to hundreds of Canadian organizations working mainly in the fields of community outreach, health, education, the arts and culture.

The Social Responsibility Report also contains concrete examples of the Bank’s commitment to governance, its individual and commercial clients, employees, the environment, the community and the economy.

The 2007 Social Responsibility Report is available on National Bank’s website at A copy may also be obtained at any branch of the Bank or by contacting TelNat at 1‑888‑4‑TELNAT.

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. 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. National Bank has more than $120 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,856 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
Director, Public Relations Department
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644