Canadian Western Trust to act as custodian for INTEGRIS' Personal Pension Plan

VANCOUVER AND TORONTO, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Western Trust Company (CWT) today announced it has been engaged to provide custody services for Personal Pension Plans administered by INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp. (INTEGRIS).

"CWT is excited to offer custody for INTEGRIS' Personal Pension Plans," said Patricia Hunter, CWT's National Sales Manager. "We have proven expertise in partnering with companies that deliver valuable services for our clients. The Personal Pension Plan will provide an additional option for our independent financial advisors to manage the retirement savings of their high net-worth clients."

"INTEGRIS is delighted to be partnering with CWT to provide clients with better retirement savings solutions," said JP Laporte, CEO of INTEGRIS. "By combining CWT's superior custodial services with INTEGRIS' robust personal pension platform, investors will have the ability to build larger retirement nest eggs by contributing up to 60% more than what is allowed through contributions just in RRSPs."

About Canadian Western Trust
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, CWT is a wholly-owned affiliate of Canadian Western Bank (TSX: CWB). CWT offers self-directed registered accounts and investment account services to independent financial advisors, mortgage brokers and individuals. CWT also provides corporate and group services to corporations that offer employee retirement and pension plans. Established in 1987, CWT's current assets under administration total over $7 billion. Refer to www.cwt.ca for more information.

About INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp.
INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp. is a private Canadian-based company established to offer superior pension plans for individuals through an integrated network of highly experienced actuaries, pension and compliance officers. INTEGRIS is designed to provide private sector clients with the tools to secure more generous pension benefits by following the rules governing public sector and unionized pension plans. Furthermore, INTEGRIS has built strong strategic alliances with some of Canada's highly regulated and well-capitalized companies to offer best in class service providers and peace of mind.  For more information, please visit www.integris-mgt.com.

SOURCE: Canadian Western Trust

For further information:

Patricia Hunter
National Sales Manager
Canadian Western Trust
Phone: (604) 699-4856
E-mail: patricia.hunter@cwt.ca

Christina Warlop
Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer
INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp.
Phone: (416) 214-5000 or 1 (800) 214-5008
E-mail: cristina.warlop@integris-mgt.com