CIBC to celebrate grand opening of new six-day Ottawa Train Yards branch

    Donation towards Breast Cancer care in Ottawa; guests can win a Sharp LCD

    OTTAWA, June 12 /CNW/ - On Saturday, June 13, CIBC will celebrate the
grand opening of its new Ottawa Train Yards Banking Centre located at the
intersection of Industrial Road and Trainyards Drive in the Ottawa Train
Yards. Ottawa residents in this growing community can bank and get financial
advice six days a week at this state-of-the-art facility. To mark the
occasion, the CIBC Breast Cancer Research Lab in the Ottawa Hospitals' new
Cancer Centre will receive a donation from CIBC, its employees and clients.
    "Our new Ottawa Train Yards, six-day banking centre will help us better
serve our clients in the community, providing them with more opportunities to
bank in-branch and get professional financial advice in English and French,"
said Sylvain Vinet, Senior Vice-President, CIBC Retail Markets, Eastern
Canada. "Our extended service hours, including evenings and Saturdays, allow
our clients to bank with us when it suits their schedules."
    The new branch features extended hours, including evening and Saturday
hours, as well as service in English and French. The hours of operation are:

    Monday - Wednesday:   9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Thursday - Friday:    9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Saturday              9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    The new branch is fully accessible, including two Automated Banking
Machines (ABMs) installed at wheelchair accessible height with headphone jacks
for audio access; grab bars for mobility assistance; and brighter lighting,
plus a 24-hour drive-thru ABM for added convenience.
    The donation to the CIBC Breast Cancer Research Lab in the Ottawa
Hospital's new Cancer Centre from CIBC, its employees, clients, friends and
families will all go towards improving care, finding new treatments and
enhancing the quality of life of breast cancer patients in the National
Capital Region.
    With more than 1058 branches, CIBC has one of the largest branch networks
in Canada. This new branch, the 20th CIBC branch to open in the National
Capital Region, is part of a five-year strategic plan to build, relocate and
expand over 70 new branches across Canada to offer greater flexibility, access
and choice to clients.
    In addition to CIBC's convenient longer hours, including evenings and
Saturdays at many of its branches, CIBC clients also benefit from access to
more than 3,700 automated bank machines, and 24/7 service over the phone and
on Canada's leading online banking site,

    CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) 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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