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Media Advisory - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to deliver keynote address at the Assembly of First Nations 34th Annual General Assembly

Monday, July 15, 2013

Media Advisory - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to deliver keynote address at the Assembly of First Nations 34th Annual General Assembly

09:14 EDT Monday, July 15, 2013

Speech will focus on the opportunities for First Nations in resource development

WHITEHORSE, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) - The Honorable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of CIBC, will deliver a keynote address to the Assembly of First Nations 34th Annual General Assembly in Whitehorse entitled, Getting to 'Yes': Aboriginal Canadians and the Next Wave of Nation-Building in Canada.

In his remarks, Mr. Prentice will share his views on why it is important for Aboriginal Canadians to be present at the negotiating table as a key partner in resource development across Canada.

Mr. Prentice joined CIBC in January 2011 and has responsibility for expanding CIBC's relationships with corporate clients across Canada and abroad, and for providing leadership on strategic initiatives to enhance CIBC's position in the market. He joined the bank following a successful career as a lawyer, Member of Parliament and one of the most senior Ministers in the Canadian Government. He served variously as the Minister of Industry, the Minister of the Environment, the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and was the Minister responsible for major pipeline projects. He was also the Co-Chair of the Indian Claims Commission of Canada from 1993 until 2000.

Mr. Prentice will be available for media interviews before and after his remarks.

What:  Assembly of First Nations 34th Annual General Assembly
Who:   Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman, CIBC
When:    Wednesday, July 16, 2013, 2:15 PM PT
Where:    Coast High Country Inn & Convention Centre
  Whitehorse, YK.

CIBC 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 www.cibc.com.

 

 

SOURCE: CIBC

For further information:

Kevin Dove, 416-980-8835, kevin.dove@cibc.com.

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