August 15, 2006 09:20 ET

National Bank to Announce Third Quarter Results on August 31, 2006

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 15, 2006) - National Bank of Canada (TSX:NA) will be releasing its third quarter results on Thursday, August 31, 2006. The results are expected to be released in the morning, followed by a conference call with financial analysts and institutional investors in the afternoon. This conference call can be accessed either live or via archive, by phone or by webcast.

Third quarter ended July 31, 2006 results conference call

- A conference call will take place on August 31, 2006
at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

- Access via telephone in a listen-only mode: 416-340-2216 /

- A live Internet broadcast of the conference call will also be
accessible at

- The Report to shareholders, the supplementary financial
information document as well as the presentation slides to be
referenced during the call will be posted on National Bank's
website at the Investor Relations section, prior to the beginning
of the conference call.

Rebroadcast of conference call

- The archived conference call recording will be available until
September 7, 2006, by dialing the following numbers:
(416) 695-5800 or 1-800-408-3053 and entering the
passcode 3194419 #.

- An archived version of the webcast will also be available after
the call ends on the Bank's website at

About 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 clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, 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 $110 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,955 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank's website at

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