Media advisory/Photo opportunity - Dr. Yves Lamontagne, as well as other
persons designated by RBC will bear the 2010 Olympic Torch in Montreal

    
    What? When? Where?

    Interviews and photo opportunities with:

    Dr. Yves Lamontagne, President and CEO of the Collège des médecins du
    Québec, who will bear the Torch on December 10th. His run will come to an
    end at around 6:38 p.m. when he reaches the RBC Royal Bank Branch at 360,
    Saint-Jacques Street, where a short ceremony with take place to cheer the
    torch bearers.
    

MONTREAL, Dec. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - Approximately 12,000 Canadians carry the flame across the country with millions more cheering and supporting them. The Olympic Flame travels from coast to coast to coast through every province and territory in Canada - spanning 45,000 kilometers and over 1,000 communities over the course of 106 days. It will end at B.C. Place on February 12, 2010, with the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron, signaling the start of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

As Canada's longest-standing supporter of the Canadian Olympic Team since 1947, RBC is a Premier National Partner of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and proud to bring the Olympic Spirit to communities across Canada as presenting partner of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay.

SOURCE RBC Royal Bank

For further information: For further information: Myriam Crevier, (416) 435-0734; Raymond Chouinard, (514) 874-6556; www.rbc.com/carrythetorch


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