CIBC opens a new state-of-the-art branch in Symons Valley community

Creekside location offers Saturday and evening banking; service in multiple languages

CALGARY, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - Calgary residents can now bank and get financial advice six days a week at the new CIBC Creekside Banking Centre. The 6,100 square-foot new branch, located at the intersection of Symons Valley Road and Symons Valley Parkway in northwest Calgary offers clients service in English, Mandarin, Punjabi, Cantonese, French, Bengali and Hindi.

To mark the opening, the branch will be featuring time limited special offers and a draw for a Sony Home Entertainment Prize Pack which includes a 46" LCD TV and a Sony Blue Ray Home Theatre System OR a $1,000 GIC.

Over the past two years CIBC has built, relocated or expanded ten branches in Calgary to give clients greater access and choice and enhance their banking experience.

"We are investing in Calgary to offer our clients greater access and choice," said Mike Stevenson, CIBC's Senior Vice-President of Retail Markets for Western Canada. "Our new Creekside branch is fully accessible and is open Saturdays and evenings to give CIBC clients the flexibility to bank and talk to a financial advisor when it suits their schedule."

The hours of operation are:

        Monday - Wednesday:      9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
        Thursday - Friday:          9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
        Saturday:              9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The new full-service branch is barrier free with accessibility features such as a sit down teller station and two Automated Banking Machines (ABMs) installed at wheelchair accessible height with headphone jacks for audio access and grab bars for mobility assistance. The branch also offers a drive-thru ABM for added convenience.

With nearly 1,100 locations across the country, CIBC has one of the largest branch networks in Canada. CIBC clients also benefit from access to nearly 4,000 automated bank machines, and 24/7 service by phone, online and through mobile banking.

CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) 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


For further information:

Media contact: Rod Cumming, Senior Director, CIBC Communications & Public Affairs, 416-304-5567 or

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