CIBC donates $10,000 to combat H1N1 in First Nations communities in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, July 13 – CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) is donating $10,000 to The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to support ongoing efforts related to the H1N1 virus in First Nations communities in Manitoba.”The H1N1 virus is hitting the Aboriginal community in Manitoba especially hard,” said Rob Bennett, CIBC’s Market Vice-President of Retail Markets in the Prairies. “In keeping with our ongoing support for Aboriginal communities, we hope that this donation will help reduce the impact of the virus in First Nations communities.”

For further information: Doug Maybee, Director, External Communications and Media Relations, CIBC, Tel: (416) 980-7458,

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