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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

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
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

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).