NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA

NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA

March 28, 2005 09:47 ET

Media Advisory : National Bank's President and CEO to Speak at National Bank Financial Canadian Financial Services Conference


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FOR: NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA

TSX SYMBOL: NA

MARCH 28, 2005 - 09:47 ET

Media Advisory : National Bank's President and CEO to
Speak at National Bank Financial Canadian Financial
Services Conference

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2005) - Real Raymond,
President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Canada, will
speak on Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at 8:30 a.m., at the National Bank
Financial Canadian Financial Services Conference in Montreal.

A webcast of Mr. Raymond's live audio presentation will be accessible
via the Investor Relations page of the National Bank web site at
www.nbc.ca/investorrelations under the heading Events. The presentation
slides will be available for viewing and downloading prior to the
presentation at approximately 8:00 a.m. on March 30. A replay will then
be available for a 30 day period.

About the National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides
comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized
enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering
specialized services to its customers elsewhere in the world. National
Bank offers a full array of banking services, including corporate and
investment banking. It is an active player on international capital
markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities
brokerage, insurance and wealth management, as well as mutual fund and
retirement plan management. National Bank has more than $90 billion in
assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs close to 17,000
people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange
(NA: TSX). For more information, visit the Bank's website at www.nbc.ca.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    National Bank of Canada
    Elaine Carr
    Director, Investor Relations
    (514) 394-0296
    elaine.carr@bnc.ca