Media Advisory: CDIC 2011 Annual Public Meeting

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 27, 2011) - The Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) will be holding its 2011 Annual Public Meeting in Trois-Rivières, Québec, on November 3, 2011, in partnership with the Trois-Rivières Chamber of Commerce. Journalists and members of the public are welcome to attend. CDIC will provide an overview about deposit insurance coverage and members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Meeting details: Thursday, November 3, 2011
7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Hôtel Gouverneur
Salon Québec
Trois-Rivières, Québec
Interview opportunities: Michèle Bourque, President and CEO, CDIC
Bryan P. Davies, Chair, CDIC Board of Directors

About CDIC

CDIC is a federal Crown corporation that provides deposit insurance against the loss of deposits with its member institutions in the event of their failure. Eligible deposits are automatically insured from $1 to $100,000 per person at each member institution. CDIC members include Canadian banks, loan companies and trust companies that take deposits, as well as retail associations governed by the Cooperative Credit Associations Act that take deposits. CDIC is entirely funded by premiums assessed on its member institutions and does not receive federal tax dollars. As at April 30, 2011, CDIC insured $622 billion in deposits at its member institutions.

Contact Information:

Sophie Roux
Director, Communications and Public Affairs
Cell: 613.612.1068