Media Advisory - Donovan Bailey and other celebrities on the trading floor for CIBC World Markets MIRACLE DAY



    TORONTO, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) - At 9:30 a.m., Wednesday,
December 5, Donovan Bailey will be visiting the CIBC trading floor during the
23rd annual CIBC World Markets Miracle Day campaign. Mr. Bailey, five-time
World and Olympic Champion, is the celebrity spokesperson for Big Brothers Big
Sisters of Canada's Bowl For Kids Sake. Other celebrities will be visiting the
trading floor over the course of the day.
    Miracle Day is all about the kids. On Miracle Day, CIBC World Markets and
CIBC Wood Gundy work for the kids and will be donating fees and commissions to
children's charities that support children who are at risk or in need in the
communities where CIBC works and does business.
    Since 1984, Miracle Day has raised over CDN $180 million for children's
charities. More information can be found at www.cibcwmmiracleday.com.

    
    Who:   Speak with the Co-Chairs of CIBC World Markets Miracle Day:
           1. Catherine Ng Graney, Executive Director, CIBC World Markets
              (also speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese)
           2. Ronald Schwarz, Managing Director, CIBC World Markets
           3. Sean McIntyre, Executive Director, CIBC World Markets

    What:  CIBC World Markets and CIBC Wood Gundy employees donate their fees
           and commissions to children's charities.

    When:  Wednesday, December 5, 2007
           Media invited on the trading floor between 9:30 and 11 a.m.
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    Where: Trading Floor, 5th floor, Brookfield Place Canada Trust Tower,
           161 Bay Street, Toronto

    Why:   For the kids. In partnership with clients and employees, CIBC
           World Markets and CIBC Wood Gundy continue to improve the quality
           of life for children who are at risk or in need.

    RSVP:  Doug Maybee, CIBC, office: 416-980-7458, cell: 416-312-3825,
           doug.maybee@cibc.com.
    

    CIBC World Markets is the wholesale banking arm of CIBC, providing a
range of integrated credit and capital markets products, investment banking,
and merchant banking to clients in key financial markets in North America and
around the world. We deliver innovative full capital solutions to
growth-oriented companies and are active in all capital markets. We offer
advisory expertise across a wide range of industries and provide top-ranked
research for our corporate, government and institutional investor clients.





For further information:

For further information: Doug Maybee, Director, External Communications
and Media Relations, CIBC, Tel: (416) 980-7458, Cell: (416) 312-3825,
doug.maybee@cibc.com


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