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Royal Bank of Canada announces election of director

TORONTO, February 29, 2008 — Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced the election of Edward Sonshine, Q.C., to its board of directors. Mr. Sonshine is president and chief executive officer of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust based in Toronto, Ontario.

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Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name of RBC. We are Canada's largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization and one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies. We provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking, and transaction processing services on a global basis. We employ approximately 70,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients throughout offices in Canada, the U.S. and 36 other countries. For more information, please visit www.rbc.com.

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