TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - On Wednesday, May 25, Terry Campbell, President and CEO of the Canadian Bankers Association, will deliver a keynote speech at a financial luncheon hosted by the Toronto Board of Trade.

Emerging from the global financial crisis, banks in Canada have been widely recognized as among the world's strongest. Now, as we face a range of new rules and regulations both at home and abroad, Mr. Campbell will discuss why it is critical that Canada makes the right policy decisions to ensure banks can continue to support the economic recovery and help Canadian consumers, businesses and communities grow and prosper.

Date:Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Time:Registration and lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Speech: 12:50 p.m.
Location:Toronto Hilton
145 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Room: Toronto Ballroom (Section 1)

Media Registration

Members of the media are invited to attend and, because of space constraints, are asked to pre-register (see contact information below). A brief question and answer session will be held with the audience following the speech and Mr. Campbell will be available to answer media questions shortly after.

Following delivery, the speech will be available on the CBA website at www.cba.ca.

The Canadian Bankers Association works on behalf of 52 domestic banks, foreign bank subsidiaries and foreign bank branches operating in Canada and their 260,000 employees. The CBA advocates for effective public policies that contribute to a sound, successful banking system that benefits Canadians and Canada's economy. The Association also promotes financial literacy to help Canadians make informed financial decisions. www.cba.ca.

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Contact Information:

Canadian Bankers Association
Andrew Addison
Tel: (416) 362-6093, ext. 220
Cell: (416) 587-7733
aaddison@cba.ca
www.cba.ca