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      April 1, 2014

      MEDIA ADVISORY

       

      TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Quebec, April 1 - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympian Yves Bourque to a community celebration on April 3 following his performance at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. 

       

      Please join us at the CIBC Banking Centre at 4520 Boul. Des Recollets in Trois-Rivièresto celebrate Yves' return. To mark his accomplishments in Sochi, CIBC will present Yves with a gold-plated coin and personalized sports pennant commemorating his participation at the Sochi Games.

       

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

       

      Who:           

      Yves Bourque, Para-Nordic Ski Team, Sochi 2014

      Richard Gregoire, CIBC District Vice President


      What:           

      CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration

      Where:         

      CIBC Banking Centre, 4520 Boul. Des Recollets, Bureau 540

      Trois-Rivières, QC

       

      When:          

      1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on April 3, 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
      johnny.santilly@mediaprofile.com / auravelia.colomer@mediaprofile.com  
      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

      akorn@paralympic.ca

       

      Martin Richard

      Executive Director, Communications and Marketing

      Canadian Paralympic Committee

      Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 224

      Cell: 613-725-4339

      mrichard@paralympic.ca