​August 28, 2017

​SSQ Financial Group offers heartfelt condolences to the family of the runner who died on Sunday

SSQ Financial Group was deeply saddened to learn that Maxime Pouliot Rochefort died yesterday after running the half marathon at the 2017 SSQ Quebec City Marathon.

The 30-year-old runner from Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures required medical attention two kilometres from the finish line. After being attended to by the medical staff on site, Mr. Pouliot Rochefort was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead a few hours later.

Proud sponsor of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon, SSQ Financial Group offers its most heartfelt condolences to Mr. Pouliot Rochefort's family and friends.

About SSQ Financial Group

With $11 billion in assets under management, SSQ Financial Group is a prominent mutualist diversified financial institution in Canada. It serves over 3 million customers and employs 2,000 individuals. The company is recognized for its leadership in the group insurance industry, and excellence and expertise in the general insurance, individual insurance and investment markets. SSQ Financial Group has also made its mark through sustained growth in the general insurance and individual insurance markets.