RBC donates $50,000 to the Red Cross for Lac-Mégantic relief

RBC branches also accepting public donations to Canadian Red Cross 
MONTREAL, July 9, 2013 /CNW/ - RBC today announced a $50,000 donation to the 
Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts for those affected by 
theexplosion and fires that destroyed the city centre of Lac-Mégantic. 
"RBC is committed to helping thecommunity of Lac Mégantic recover and 
rebuild from thisdevastating incident," said Martin Thibodeau, regional 
president, Québec, RBC Royal Bank."In the aftermath of this tragedy and the 
remarkable scenes of people helping each other, we're honoured to contribute 
in helpingour neighbours through this challenging time. We are partnering 
closely with the Quebec division of the Red Cross in supporting their 
readiness initiative thatallows them to be presentin the very first 
moments of such tragedies." 
RBC branches are also accepting donations to the Canadian Red Cross. 
Claude Lussier, Manager, Communications, Quebec Headquarters, RBC, 514 
874-5919,claude.lussier@rbc.com 
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