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National Bank Financial Group commercial Banking Golf Tournament donates $90,000 to nine organizations in Greater Montreal

Montreal, 22 August 2008 -

National Bank Financial Group is pleased to announce that it is donating $90,000 raised through its 22nd annual Commercial Banking Montreal Region golf tournament to nine organizations in Greater Montreal.

The tournament was held on August 18 at Le Mirage Golf Club in Terrebonne and included 300 participants, most of them clients from the Montreal area and members of the Group’s senior management.

The donation will be shared among the following organizations:

  • Fondation de l’Hôpital Jean-Talon
  • Regroupement pour la Trisomie 21
  • Fondation de l’Hôpital Marie-Clarac
  • L’Arrêt-Source
  • Les Oeuvres de la Maison du Père
  • Le Bouleau Vers
  • Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie
  • West Island Community Shares
  • Marie-Robert Foundation

National Bank Financial Group also announced this week that it is donating $55,000 raised through the 16th annual Commercial Banking Specialized Groups golf tournament to 12 Quebec-based organizations.

A photo is available and can be obtained by contacting Valérie Lamarre, Public Relations Department, National Bank Financial Group, at 514-394-5000, ext. 2393.

From left to right: Pat Romanelli, Senior Manager – Commercial Banking, National Bank Financial Group, Vincenzo Monticciolo, Vice-President, Placements Vigica Inc., Patrick Turmel, Manager – Commercial Banking, and Mario Lecaldare, Senior Vice-President – Commercial Banking, National Bank Financial Group

In 2007, through corporate donations, sponsorships, in-branch fundraising activities and various benefit events, National Bank Financial Group gave more than $20 million to hundreds of Canadian education, health care, cultural and community organizations.

More information on the many causes and projects the Financial Group supports as part of its commitment to the communities it serves can be found in the Bank’s Social Responsibility Report on its website at

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 $123 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,093 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). 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.):

Denis Dubé
Senior Manager, Public Relations Department
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644