Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - CIBC Deputy Chief Economist, Benjamin Tal, to discuss youth unemployment with high school

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - CIBC Deputy Chief Economist, Benjamin 
Tal, to discuss youth unemployment with high school scholarship winners 
CIBC Youthvision Scholarship winners will then participate in a speed 
mentoring session to seek education, career and life advice 
TORONTO, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - CIBC's deputy chief 
economist, Benjamin Tal, will share the results of his new study on the state 
of youth unemployment in Canada with a group of high school scholarship 
winners. The students will then discuss those realities as they participate in 
a speed mentoring event with a group of young CIBC professionals who've 
volunteered to mentor the students. 
WHO:    Benjamin Tal, CIBC Deputy Chief Economist 


       28 Grade 10 Students from across Canada - 2013 recipients of
       CIBC Youthvision scholarships
       28 young CIBC professionals who've volunteered to mentor the
       students
    WHAT:  Benjamin Tal will release his new study on youth unemployment in
       Canada and discuss implications for today's youth
       Students to participate in speed mentoring event for education,
       career and life advice from young CIBC professionals
    WHEN:  June 20, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
    WHERE: Real Sports Bar & Grill
       15 York St, Toronto, ON M5J 0A3

About CIBC Youthvision

Each year the CIBC Youthvision Scholarship program commits more than $1 
million to make post-secondary education dreams a reality for youth-in need, 
ultimately helping to break the cycle of poverty in their family. Now in its 
15(th) year, this one-of-a-kind program has already helped over 450 students 
and committed over $15 million. To be eligible, Grade 10 students must be 
enrolled in a mentoring program with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada or the 
YMCA. Students receive ongoing mentoring from either Big Brothers Big Sisters 
of Canada or the YMCA until they graduate from their post-secondary education.

About CIBC
CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, employees 
and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through 
corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. With 
a strategic focus on Kids, Cures and Community, and employee commitment to 
causes including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, 
the CIBC Children's Foundation and United Way, we are investing in the social 
and economic development of communities across the country. In 2012, CIBC 
group of companies contributed more than $38 million to charitable and 
non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national, regional and local 
organizations. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com.

This event is by invitation only. Media must pre-register at 
jessica.botelho@cibc.com





Kevin Dove, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at 
416-980-8835,kevin.dove@cibc.com.

SOURCE: CIBC

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