CIBC announces 21 new or expanded branch locations across Canada

    CIBC investing in high growth communities to provide greater access,
    flexibility and choice

    TORONTO, May 13 /CNW/ -  Today CIBC is announcing the locations of 21 new
or expanded full-service banking centres set to open their doors across the
country by early 2010. These new locations are part of CIBC's five-year
strategic plan to build, relocate and expand over 70 new branches, 23 of which
have opened to date, to enhance the service experience for its clients.
    "We are committed to investing in the long-term growth of communities
across the country by giving our clients more banking options. Now, more than
ever, our clients want professional financial advice," said Sonia Baxendale,
President of CIBC Retail Markets. "These new branches will provide our clients
with even greater access to our products and services and the opportunity to
talk with an advisor about financial solutions that meet their personal and
business banking needs."
    The 21 new or expanded branches announced today are opening in the
following locations:

    British Columbia
    -   Highway 97 and Elk Road in Kelowna in summer 2009

    -   Crowfoot Village in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   Westhills and Bow Trail in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   Bow Valley Square in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   2318 Centre Street North in Calgary in summer 2009
    -   1020 Sherwood Drive in Edmonton in summer 2009

    -   Kingston Road East and Salem Road in Ajax in fall 2009
    -   Bayfield Street and Cundles Road West in Barrie in fall 2009
    -   Mississauga Road and Williams Parkway in Brampton in early 2010
    -   Dixie Road and Peter Robertson Boulevard in Brampton in spring 2009
    -   James Street and Fennel Avenue in Hamilton in fall 2009
    -   Hazeldean Road and Huntmar Drive in Kanata in spring 2010
    -   Major Mackenzie Drive and Highway 404 in Markham in early 2010
    -   Derry Road West and Bronte Road in Milton in early 2010
    -   Leslie Street and Elgin Mills Road in Richmond Hill in spring 2010
    -   Avenue Road and Woburn Avenue in Toronto in fall 2009
    -   Commerce Court in Toronto in summer 2009
    -   Laird Drive and McCrae Drive in Toronto in fall 2009
    -   Langstaff Road and Highway 27 in Vaughan in spring 2009

    -   Samson Boulevard and 100th Avenue in Laval in summer 2009
    -   Carré Phillips in Montreal in summer 2009

    With 1,058 branches, CIBC clients have access to one of the largest
branch networks in Canada. In addition to CIBC's convenient hours, including
evening, Saturday and Sunday hours at select locations, CIBC clients also
benefit from access to more than 3,700 automated bank machines, 24/7 service
over the phone and on Canada's leading online banking site,

    CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11
million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of
products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network,
branches and offices across Canada, and has offices in the United States and
around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC
in our Press Centre on our corporate website at

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