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Press release from CNW Group

Laurentian Bank extends its business hours for the RRSP period

Friday, February 17, 2012

Laurentian Bank extends its business hours for the RRSP period06:30 EST Friday, February 17, 2012MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - From February 23 to 29, Laurentian Bank will be extending most of its branch business hours in order to enable its clients to contribute to their RRSPs prior to the February 29 deadline.The Bank's branch advisors will be pleased to welcome clients for their RRSP contributions during the following hours1:Monday through Friday(February 23 to 29 inclusively)Until 8:00 p.m.Saturday, February 259:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.For clients who prefer, the Bank is offering two other RRSP contribution options:contributing online at www.laurentianbank.cacontributing by telephone at 1 866 252-1846, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.About Laurentian BankLaurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution operating across Canada and offering its clients diversified financial services. Distinguishing itself through excellence in service, as well as through its simplicity and proximity, the Bank serves individual consumers and small and medium-sized businesses. The Bank also offers its products to a wide network of independent financial intermediaries through B2B Trust, as well as full-service brokerage solutions through Laurentian Bank Securities.Laurentian Bank is well established in the Province of Québec, operating the third-largest retail branch network. Elsewhere throughout Canada, it operates in specific market segments where it holds an enviable position. Laurentian Bank of Canada has more than $24 billion in balance sheet assets and more than $35 billion in assets under administration. Founded in 1846,it has been selected among the Québec and Atlantic Canada regional winners of the 2011 edition of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate CulturesTM program presented by Waterstone Human Capital. The Bank employsclose to 3,700 people._________________________________1 Schedules may vary by branchFor further information: Mary-Claude Tardif Public Relations Advisor 514 284-4500, extension 4695 mary-claude.tardif@banquelaurentienne.ca