Media/Photo Advisory - Financial Firsts: RBC Celebrates Milestone as Regent
Park's Revitalization Gathers Steam

TORONTO, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - A group of Regent Park residents will join RBC in celebrating a host of "financial firsts" next Monday. The event is being held to mark the opening of RBC's new branch at the corner of Dundas and Parliament Streets.

    
    What:     As the first financial institution in Regent Park and a proud
              partner in the revitalization project, RBC is celebrating
              "financial firsts" in this community.

              Please join us for a ribbon-cutting and interview/photo
              opportunities with residents celebrating financial milestones
              (e.g. first home, first community employee, first business and
              personal accounts).

    When:     Monday March 1, 2010
              10.30 am - 11.00 am

    Where:    RBC - Dundas & Parliament branch
              480 Dundas St. E., Toronto ON

    Who:      Regent Park residents celebrating their "financial firsts" will
              share their stories.

              Other special guests will include:
              -  Jennifer Tory - Regional President, Greater Toronto, RBC
              -  Pam McConnell - Councillor, Toronto Centre-Rosedale, Ward 28
              -  Glen Murray - MPP, Toronto Centre
              -  Martin Blake - Vice-President, The Daniels Corporation
              -  John Fox - Acting Vice-President, Development, Toronto
                 Community Housing
    

ABOUT RBC

Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are Canada's largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization, one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies and among the largest banks in the world, as measured by market capitalization. We provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and transaction processing services on a global basis. We employ more than 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 17 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 48 other countries. For more information, please visit www.rbc.com.

SOURCE RBC

For further information: For further information: RBC - Melinda Henderson, Communications Manager, (416) 974-5621 or melinda.henderson@rbc.com; The Daniels Corporation - David Eisenstadt, The Communications Group, (416) 696-9900 ext. 36 or deisenstadt@tcgpr.com; Toronto Community Housing - Kyle Rooks, Media Relations, Toronto Community Housing, (416) 981-4347 or kyle.rooks@torontohousing.ca


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