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Media Advisory - Alexandre Despatie and Réjean Houle to join CIBC in raising millions to support children's charities at 34th CIBC Miracle Day

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

MONTREAL, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) invites media to join hockey icon Réjean Houle and acclaimed diver Alexandre Despatie as they help make miracles happen for kids-in-need at the 34th CIBC Miracle Day tomorrow on Wednesday, December 5.


Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST

Media interested in attending must pre-register


Sports greats:


Alexandre Despatie, Réjean Houle



The Trevor Williams Kids Foundation

La Fondation Père Sablon


600 de Maisonneuve Ouest, 31st floor, Montréal


Photo opportunity:

  • Alexandre Despatie and Réjean Houle locking in trades via client calls on the trading floor and interacting with kids

Last year CIBC Miracle Day raised $5.5 million globally for over 500 kids' charities. All money raised in Montreal stays in the community and helps support local children's charities. Join the #CIBCMiracleDay conversation on Twitter 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 $5.5 million was raised in 2017, for a total of more than $246 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across the globe since 1984. To learn more, visit

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

For further information: and to RSVP please contact Cathy Albano at 514 847-6476, or Kathryn Lawler at 416-242-1943,