From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown hero, Gold Medallist and Canadian Paralympian Ina Forrest in Armstrong

April 2, 2014

CPC and CIBC photo

ARMSTRONG, British Columbia, April 1 – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympian Ina Forrest, a Gold Medallist in Wheelchair Curling, to a community celebration on April 3 following her performance at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. 

Please join us at the CIBC branch at 2550 Pleasant Valley Boulevard in Armstrong to celebrate Ina’s return. To mark her performance in Sochi, CIBC will present Ina with a gold-plated coin and a personalized sports pennant commemorating her participation at the Sochi Games.

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


  • Ina Forrest, Gold Medallist, Wheelchair Curling (Sochi 2014 and Vancouver 2010)
  • Wanda Villeneuve, CIBC, Branch Manager
  • Chris Pieper, Mayor, City of Armstrong
  • Ed Hanoski, Acting Mayor, Township of Spallumcheen

CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration

CIBC Armstrong, 2550 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Armstrong, BC
9:30 – 11 a.m. on April 3, 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