RBC to announce first quarter results and host annual meeting of common shareholders on February 29

    TORONTO, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today
announced that it will host its Annual Meeting of Common Shareholders and
release its first quarter results for 2008 on February 29. Information related
to RBC's financial results will be available at www.rbc.com/investorrelations.
    RBC's Annual Meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. (EST) and
interested parties can listen at
www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html. Information
related to the Annual Meeting can be found in RBC's Management Proxy Circular
at www.rbc.com/governance/proxy.html.
    RBC's first quarter conference call is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (EST). The
call will begin with a presentation by RBC executives, followed by a question
and answer session with analysts. Investors are invited to submit questions by
email to invesrel@rbc.com. Interested parties can access the call live on a
listen-only basis at
www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html or by telephone
(416-641-6147 or 1-866-305-1209). Please call between 1:20 p.m. and 1:25 p.m.
    Speaker's notes and a webcast of the Annual Meeting and quarterly call
will be available on RBC's website by 5:00 p.m. on February 29 until May 30,
2008, at www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_quarterly.html. A recording of the
quarterly call may also be accessed by telephone (416-695-5800 or
1-800-408-3053, passcode 3241686 followed by the number sign).

For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Beja Rodeck, Director, Media
Relations, (416) 974-5506, toll-free 1-888-880-2173, beja.rodeck@rbc.com;
Investor contacts: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations, (416)
955-7804, william.anderson@rbc.com; Amy Cairncross, Director, Investor
Relations, (416) 955-7809, amy.cairncross@rbc.com

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