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Photo Release: Michael Irvin, John Salley and Masai Ujiri help CIBC raise millions for kids-in-need on CIBC Miracle Day™

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TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) - Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors, NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin and NBA legend John Sally joined other celebrities and sport stars on CIBC's trading floor in Toronto for CIBC Miracle Day to help raise millions for kids-in-need.

On the first Wednesday of every December, the sales and trading team from CIBC Capital Markets and the investment advisors at CIBC Wood Gundy donate their trading fees and commissions to organizations that support kids in communities across Canada. Through the efforts of employees and clients, $5.5 million was raised last year. Since 1984, nearly $79 million has been donated to hundreds of children's charities across Canada.

SOURCE CIBC

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Image with caption: "NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin joins KidSport on CIBC Miracle Day in Toronto - the bank's annual event where traders and advisors donate fees to kids' charities. Last year's event raised $5.5 million. (CNW Group/CIBC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151202_C9457_PHOTO_EN_44536.jpg

Image with caption: "NBA legend John Salley makes a trade on CIBC Miracle Day in Toronto, where celebrities and clients come together to help raise millions for kids. This was the 31st anniversary of the event, which has raised nearly $80 million in Canada for children's charities. (CNW Group/CIBC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151202_C9457_PHOTO_EN_44534.jpg

Image with caption: "Toronto Raptors President and GM Masai Ujiri seals the deal for kids on CIBC's 31st anniversary of CIBC Miracle Day - the bank's annual fundraiser which last year raised $5.5 million benefiting 550 charities across the country. (CNW Group/CIBC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151202_C9457_PHOTO_EN_44535.jpg

For further information:

Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications, 416-784-6699 or caroline.vanhasselt@cibc.com

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