Canadian Western Bank
TSX : CWB

Canadian Western Bank

October 22, 2013 13:30 ET

CWB's New Yorkton Branch to Offer Premiere Service to Both Business and Personal Clients

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 22, 2013) - Canadian Western Bank (CWB) (TSX:CWB) is pleased to announce the opening of its new full-service commercial and retail banking centre in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. The new branch, located at 259 Hamilton Road, replaces the branch on Broadway Street and will offer CWB's complete range of banking services for both business and personal clients.

"While CWB has had a personal banking presence in the city for many years, our Bank's core expertise across Western Canada is in mid-market commercial banking, construction and real estate financing, and equipment financing and leasing," says Chris Fowler, President and CEO of CWB, who is in Yorkton today to celebrate the opening. "We are very excited to now offer the full breadth of CWB's services and expertise in Yorkton, and look forward to hitting the ground running by providing a preferred financial services alternative for both the local business community and individuals."

"Our new facility is spacious and welcoming, and will enhance our ability to contribute to the city's ongoing economic growth," added Kelly Price, Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager of the Yorkton branch. "CWB's reputation for delivering exceptional service and building strong client relationships has been known to our local personal banking clients for more than 20 years. Our team members, led by myself and retail manager, Barb Apps, are excited to work closely with new and existing clients as we continue to deliver relevant financial solutions that meet their needs."

About Canadian Western Bank Group

Canadian Western Bank offers highly personalized service through 41 branch locations and is the largest publicly traded Canadian bank headquartered in Western Canada. The Bank specializes in mid-market commercial lending and offers a full complement of personal banking services. The Bank, along with its operating affiliates, National Leasing Group, Canadian Western Trust, Valiant Trust, Canadian Direct Insurance, Adroit Investment Management, McLean & Partners Wealth Management, and Canadian Western Financial, collectively offer a diversified range of financial services across Canada and are together known as Canadian Western Bank Group. The common shares of Canadian Western Bank are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "CWB". The Bank's Series 3 Preferred Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols "CWB.PR.A". Refer to www.cwb.com for additional information.

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