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Media Advisory - Broadcast & Photo Opportunity - Olympic gold medalist Simon Whitfield to capture another first for Canada by using CIBC credit card and Rogers smartphone to complete first mobile credit card payment in the country

Nov 1, 2012

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ -

What:   CIBC and Rogers Communications and Olympic athlete, Simon Whitfield, to complete first mobile credit card payment in Canada
When:     Friday, November 2, 11:00 am (media sign in begins 10:45 am)
Who:    David Williamson, Senior Executive Vice President and Group Head, Retail & Business Banking, CIBC
David Robinson, Vice-President of Emerging Business, Rogers Communications
Simon Whitfield, Olympic Triathlete and medalist
Where:    Tim Hortons, 56 Wellesley Street W, Toronto
(North West corner of Bay & Wellesley)

There will be media availability immediately following the photo opportunity.

Accredited media are required to pre-register for the event.  For pre-registration please contact Sean Hamilton, 416-304-8456 or

It is advised to arrive 15 minutes early.

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. In 2011, CIBC contributed more than $35 million to charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national, regional and local organizations. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at

About Rogers
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).



For further information:

Sean Hamilton, 416-304-8456 or

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