November 3, 2015

SSQ Quebec City Marathon Awarded the 2015 Prix Triomphe for Event of the Year

As title sponsor of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon, SSQ Financial Group is proud of the 2015 Prix Triomphe it received.

The SSQ Quebec City Marathon was chosen as event of the year by the Fondation Nordiques, an organization whose aim is to celebrate excellence in sports of athletes, organizations, trainers and volunteers in the Quebec City–Chaudière-Appalaches region.

"I would like to congratulate Courir à Québec for the remarkable skill and professionalism it has demonstrated in getting the 2015 edition of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon up and running. It's a world-class event that has become the pride and joy of people in the Quebec City area. We would especially like to thank all the participants, particularly the SSQ employees who came out in large numbers to take part in the various events," said SSQ Financial Group's CEO Jean-François Chalifoux.

SSQ Financial Group has been partnering with the Marathon for ten years, putting the focus on health and solidarity through the various charitable causes it has pledged to support over the years. Over $100,000 was raised for the organization Mères et monde at this year's edition of the Marathon.

About SSQ Financial Group

With a business volume approaching $3 billion and nearly $11 billion in assets under management, SSQ Financial Group is a prominent mutualist diversified financial institution in Canada.

The Group serves over 1 million clients and employs 2,000 employees. SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc., the Group's principal company, is recognized for its leadership in the group insurance industry and excellence and expertise in the investment and retirement sector. SSQ Financial Group has also made its mark through sustained growth in the home and auto insurance (SSQ General Insurance Company Inc.) and individual insurance (SSQ Insurance Company Inc.) markets.