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Media Advisory - Athletes Kirk McLean and Marnie Abbot-Peter help raise millions in support of children's charities at 33rd CIBC Miracle Day

Canadian athletes hit the trading floor to help raise funds for local kids 

VANCOUVER, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) invites media to join Kirk McLean, former NHL All-star goalie and Canadian Paralympian Marnie Abbot-Peter, as they help make miracles happen for kids-in-need today.

Last year CIBC Miracle Day raised more than $7 million globally for over 500 children's charities. All money raised in Vancouver stays in the community and helps support local children's charities.


Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. PST 


Kirk McLean, Former all-star goalie

Marnie Abbot-Peter, Canadian Paralympian (wheelchair basketball)

Take a Hike Youth At Risk Foundation


CIBC 400 Burrard Street, 12th Floor

Photo opportunities:

    • Kirk McLean and Marnie Abbot-Peter interacting with children and charity representatives
    • Athletes to lock in trades via client calls on the trading floor


Join the #CIBCMiracleDay conversation on Twitter @CIBC and Facebook ( or follow on Instagram  @CIBCNow.

About CIBC Miracle Day

CIBC Miracle Day is the annual flagship fundraising event for the CIBC Children's Foundation. On CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC's Capital Markets employees and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to organizations that support kids in our communities. Through the efforts of employees and clients $7 million was raised in 2016, for a total of more than $241 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across the globe since 1984. To learn more, visit

About CIBC 

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. Across Personal and Small Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets businesses, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its leading digital banking network, and locations across Canada, in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at 


For further information: For more information or to RSVP please contact Emily Piccinin at 416-319-9487,