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      April 3, 2014

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      From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown hero, Canadian Paralympian Louis Fortin in Fredericton

       

      Fredericton, New Brunswick, April 3 - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympian Louis Fortin to a community celebration on April 5 following his performance in cross country skiing at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. 

      Please join us at the CIBC Nashwaaksis Place branch at 102 Main Street in Fredericton to celebrate Louis' return. To mark his performance in Sochi, CIBC will present Louis with a gold-plated coin and a personalized sports pennant commemorating his participation at the Sochi Games.

      Louis will be available to speak about his experience at Sochi, his involvement with parasport and next steps in his athletic career.

       

      Who:            

      Louis Fortin, Para-Nordic Skiing - Cross Country, Sochi 2014

      Stephen Berry, CIBC, General Manager


      What:           

      CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration

       

      Where:         

      CIBC Nashwaaksis Place, 102 Main Street Nashwaaksis Place, Fredericton, NB
       

      When:          

      9:30 - 11 a.m. on April 5, 2014

       

      CIBC is a proud banking partner of the Canadian Paralympic Team. CIBC's four-year sponsorship of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, announced in October, broadens CIBC's support of Canada's up-and-coming amateur athletes and reflects the bank's passion for sports as a way of enriching communities and inspiring the next generation of youth.

      To arrange an interview please contact:

       

      Johnny Santilly / Auravelia Colomer 
      Portrait médiatique 
      [email protected] / [email protected] 
      Direct: 416-342-1841 / 416-342-1820

       

      Alison Korn

      Manager, Media Relations and Communications

      Canadian Paralympic Committee

      Phone: 613-569-4333 ext. 243

      Cell: 613-298-4927

      [email protected]

       

      Martin Richard

      Executive Director, Communications and Marketing

      Canadian Paralympic Committee

      Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 224

      Cell: 613-725-4339

      [email protected]