From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown hero, Canadian Paralympian Louis Fortin in Fredericton

April 2, 2014


Fredericton, New Brunswick, April 3 – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympian Louis Fortin to a community celebration on April 5 following his performance in cross country skiing at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. 

Please join us at the CIBC Nashwaaksis Place branch at 102 Main Street in Fredericton to celebrate Louis’ return. To mark his performance in Sochi, CIBC will present Louis with a gold-plated coin and a personalized sports pennant commemorating his participation at the Sochi Games.

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


  • Louis Fortin, Para-Nordic Skiing – Cross Country, Sochi 2014
  • Stephen Berry, CIBC, General Manager

CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration

CIBC Nashwaaksis Place, 102 Main Street Nashwaaksis Place, Fredericton, NB

9:30 – 11 a.m. on April 5, 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