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Media Advisory-Banking on Atlantic Canada's Economic Future: CBA President to Address the Halifax Chamber of Commerce

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/09/12 -- Canadian Bankers Association (CBA) president Terry Campbell will be in Halifax November 15 to deliver a keynote luncheon speech to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Banking on Atlantic Canada's Economic Future.

The reputation of banks in Canada for prudent risk management is built on innovation and forward-thinking. In his speech, Mr. Campbell will discuss what our banks are doing to stay at the forefront of a fast-changing financial sector and how banks are helping shape Atlantic Canada's economic future.

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Date:          Thursday, November 15, 2012                                  
                                                                            
Time:          Registration & Networking: 11:30am                           
               Lunch: Noon                                                  
               Speech: 1:00pm                                               
               Media Availability: Approx. 1:40pm                           
                                                                            
Location:      Casino Nova Scotia                                           
               Compass Room                                                 
               1983 Upper Water Street                                      
               Halifax, NS                                                  
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Media Registration

Members of the media are invited to attend and are asked to pre-register at the e-mail address below. Mr. Campbell will be available to speak with the media after his speech.

The speech will also be available on the CBA website at www.cba.ca.

About the Canadian Bankers Association

The Canadian Bankers Association works on behalf of 54 domestic banks, foreign bank subsidiaries and foreign bank branches operating in Canada and their 274,000 employees. The CBA advocates for effective public policies that contribute to a sound, successful banking system that benefits Canadians and Canada's economy. The Association also promotes financial literacy to help Canadians make informed financial decisions and works with banks and law enforcement to help protect customers against financial crime and promote fraud awareness. www.cba.ca.

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Contacts:
Canadian Bankers Association
Rachel Swiednicki
Manger, Media Relations
(416) 362-6093, ext. 220 or Cell: (416) 587-7733
[email protected]
www.cba.ca

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