June 3, 2019 09:30
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On the occasion of his 75th birthday, on may 9 last year, SSQ Insurance has announced that it has awarded $ 500,000 in donations to 27 charities across Canada.
Last November, the employees and customers of SSQ Insurance has been called to nominate a charity of their choice. More than 280 suggestions were received by the board of directors of the SSQ Foundation, of which 27 were chosen.
“It is a real pleasure for the SSQ Foundation to engage socially in this year’s special 75th anniversary of SSQ Insurance. For us, it is a concrete way to demonstrate our collective mind. We are proud of this important financial contribution, which, we believe, will contribute to helping communities across the country, ” said Jean-François Chalifoux, president and general manager of SSQ Insurance.
Among the organizations receiving a donation, the Centre Jacques-Cartier of Quebec (75 000 $), the Covenant House of Toronto (50 000 $), the Covenant House of Vancouver (25 000 $) and Leucan (75 000 $).