Laurentian Bank Ready to Hit the Slopes with the Young Athletes of Ski Québec alpin

Laurentian Bank Ready to Hit the Slopes with the Young Athletes of Ski Québec 
MONTREAL, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank is delighted to signal 
the launch of the ski season, marked by the kick-off of competitions being 
organized by Ski Québec alpin. The Bank has been actively supporting Ski 
Québec alpin for the past six years and is proud to offer young people an 
environment that fosters the development of excellence, training, and programs 
and a calendar of competitions being held on the different circuits of the 
Fédération québécoise. 
As a prestige partner, the Bank supports the organization of U16 regional 
circuit competitions held in the Laurentians, Lanaudière, Estrie, Québec 
City and Outaouais regions. The Bank also lends its name to the CANAM U14 and 
serves as the principal sponsor of the Laurentian Bank Alpine Challenge, which 
is for young skiers between the ages of 6 and 12. 
The first competitions supported by the Bank were held at Mont Ste-Anne, Mont 
Garceau and Mont St-Sauveur on January 4 and 5. Laurentian Bank is 
particularly proud of the active involvement of numerous of its employees, who 
collaborate with the organization on a volunteer basis each year during these 
"Ski Québec alpin does a wonderful job for young Québec competitors, and we 
are extremely pleased to be lending our support to this organization to help 
it fulfill its mandate," underlines Gladys Caron, Laurentian Bank's 
Vice-President of Public Affairs, Communications and Investor Relations. "With 
the start of the Sotchi Olympic Games just a few weeks away, we can really 
appreciate the importance of developing young competitors. Indeed, it is up to 
the current generation to guide and inspire those striving to follow in their 
footsteps — the enthusiastic young people we are delighting to be supporting 
through our partnership with Ski Québec alpin." 
"The Laurentian Bank U16 circuit is a veritable breeding-ground for developing 
elite skiers," adds Daniel Lavallée, Executive Director of Ski Québec alpin. 
"It enables promising young athletes aged 14 and 15 to refine their skills on 
a regional level in view of qualifying for the Criterium Intersport presented 
by Laurentian Bank. Our organization is truly privileged to have the Bank's 
support in order to assure the development of the new wave of competitive 
young skiers." 
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution whose activities extend 
across Canada. Recognized for its excellent service, proximity and simplicity, 
the Bank serves one and a half million clients throughout the country. Founded 
in 1846, it employs some 4,000 people whose talent and dedication has made it 
a major player in numerous market segments. The institution has $34 billion in 
balance sheet assets and more than $37 billion in assets under administration. 
Laurentian Bank distinguishes itself through the excellence of its execution 
and its agility. Catering to the needs of retail clients via its extensive 
branch network and constantly evolving virtual offerings, the Bank has also 
earned a solid reputation among SMEs, larger businesses and real estate 
developers thanks to its growing presence across Canada and its specialized 
teams in Ontario, Québec, Alberta and British Columbia. For its part, the 
organization's B2B Bank subsidiary is a Canadian leader in providing banking 
and investment products and services to financial advisors and brokers, while 
Laurentian Bank Securities is an integrated broker that is also widely known 
for its expert and effective services nationwide.

SOURCE  Laurentian Bank of Canada 
Mary-Claude Tardif Public Relations Advisor 514 284-4500, extension 4695 
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