From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown hero, Bronze Medallist and Canadian Paralympian James Gemmell at its Surrey branch

March 27, 2014

SURREY, British Columbia, March 27 – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympian James Gemmell, a Bronze Medallist in Sledge Hockey, to a community celebration on March 28 following his performance at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. 

Please join us at the CIBC Banking Centre at 7420 - 120 Street in Surrey to celebrate James’ return. To mark his accomplishments in Sochi, CIBC will present James with a gold-plated coin and personalized sports pennant commemorating his participation at the Sochi Games.

James will be available to speak about his experience at Sochi, his involvement with parasport and next steps in his athletic career.


  • James Gemmell, Bronze Medallist, Sledge Hockey, Sochi 2014
  • Jessie Sidhu, CIBC, District Vice President

CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration

CIBC Banking Centre, 7420-120 Street, Surrey, BC

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. on March 28, 2014

CIBC is a proud banking partner of the Canadian Paralympic Team. CIBC’s four-year sponsorship of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, announced in October, broadens CIBC’s support of Canada’s up-and-coming amateur athletes and reflects the bank’s passion for sports as a way of enriching communities and inspiring the next generation of youth.

To arrange an interview please contact:

Johnny Santilly / Auravelia Colomer
Media Profile /
Direct: 416-342-1841 / 416-342-1820