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    • From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates Canadian Paralympic medallists at its Montreal branch

      March 27, 2014

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      Media Advisory

      From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown heroes, Canadian Paralympic medallists at its Montreal branch

      MONTREAL, Quebec, March 26 - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympians, gold medallist Graham Nishikawa, a Para-Nordic Ski Team guide to Brian McKeever, and Robin Fémy, who won a gold and two bronze medals as the Para-Alpine Ski Team guide to Mac Marcoux, to a community celebration on March 28 following their performances at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

      Please join us at the CIBC Banking Centre at 1155 Boul. René-LévesqueOuest in Montreal to celebrate their return. To mark their accomplishments in Sochi, CIBC will present the athletes with gold-plated coins and personalized sports pennants commemorating their participation at the Sochi Games.

      The athletes will be available to speak about their experience at Sochi, their involvement with parasport and next steps in their athletic careers.

      Who:
      Graham Nishikawa, Gold Medallist, Para-Nordic Ski Team Guide, Sochi 2014

      Robin Fémy, Gold and double Bronze Medallist, Para-Alpine Ski Team Guide, Sochi 2014
      Denis Charbonneau, CIBC, Branch Manager

      What:
      CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration

      Where:
      CIBC Banking Centre, 1155 Boul. René-Lévesque Ouest, Montréal, QC

      When:
      9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on March 28, 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
      Media Profile 
      [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]