EDMONTON, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Western Bank Group (CWB Group)
is donating $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support communities
affected by the recent floods in southern Alberta. In addition, CWB
Group employees in affected areas will be given a day off with pay to
volunteer their time in the coming weeks toward local relief efforts.
"The severe flooding across southern Alberta has caused unprecedented
destruction that continues to impact many of us, regardless of where we
call home," said Glen Eastwood, Senior Vice President and Regional
General Manager, Prairies Region. "At CWB Group, our top priority is to
ensure that our employees, clients and communities are taken care of
following this disaster."
CWB Group is committed to helping clients that have been impacted by the
flood and will be reviewing circumstances on a case-by-case basis.
Affected clients are encouraged to contact their account manager to
discuss possible options.
Canadian Western Bank branches will be accepting public donations for
the Canadian Red Cross from June 26 to July 26, 2013.
About Canadian Western Bank Group
Canadian Western Bank offers a full range of business and personal
banking services across the four western provinces and is the largest
publicly traded Canadian bank headquartered in Western Canada. The
Bank, along with its operating affiliates, National Leasing Group Inc.,
Canadian Western Trust Company, Canadian Direct Insurance Incorporated,
Valiant Trust Company, Adroit Investment Management Ltd., McLean &
Partners Wealth Management Ltd., and Canadian Western Financial Ltd.,
collectively offer a diversified range of financial services across
Canada and are together known as the Canadian Western Bank Group. The
common shares of Canadian Western Bank are listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the trading symbol "CWB". The Bank's Series 3 Preferred
Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol
"CWB.PR.A". Refer to www.cwb.com for additional information.
SOURCE: Canadian Western Bank
For further information:
Community Investment Manager
Canadian Western Bank
Phone: (780) 441-2257