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Canadian Western Trust announces affinity partnership with IMBA

VANCOUVER, August 19, 2010 – Canadian Western Trust Company (CWT) today announced a new affinity partnership with the Independent Mortgage Brokers Association of Ontario (IMBA).

This partnership affirms CWT’s commitment to offering superior service and competitive rates for holding mortgage investments in registered accounts. As an IMBA affinity partner, CWT will now provide discounted pricing for both IMBA members and their clients in arms length and non-arms length mortgages that are held in CWT accounts.

“We are thrilled to announce this partnership and look forward to building on our relationship with the IMBA, recognizing their reputation as one of Canada’s premier mortgage broker associations,” said Patricia Lein, National Sales Manager for CWT. “CWT’s arms length and non-arms length mortgages are a valuable funding alternative to traditional mortgages and we are pleased to offer IMBA members our exclusive discounted pricing for these products.”

“IMBA is excited to have CWT as our newest affinity partner,” said Margo Wynhofen, President of IMBA. “CWT is a well known and respected financial institution and we believe they represent an excellent extension to our members’ successful mortgage practices. Their products and services are exactly what our members, and their clients, are looking for to ensure their long-term financial future. IMBA is looking forward to a long and successful relationship with CWT. This agreement is just another example of how IMBA is working for our members to help them grow their businesses.”