September 23, 2016

SSQ Financial Group Raises $113,759 for Accès-Loisirs Québec

SSQ Financial Group proudly presented Accès-Loisirs Québec with a cheque in the amount of $113,759, raised through fundraising efforts organized around the 2016 SSQ Quebec City Marathon.


Denis Légaré, Senior Vice-President – Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, SSQ Financial Group; Denis Therrien, running specialist, Gestev; Pauline Tanguay, General Manager, Accès-Loisirs Québec; Jean-François Chalifoux, CEO, SSQ Financial Group; Pierre Genest, Chairman of the Board, SSQ Financial Group.

The fundraising efforts for this community group were a resounding success thanks to the generous contribution of employees, partners and participants in the various events. These precious donations will be used to support Accès-Loisirs Québec's mission to make sporting, cultural and outdoor activities accessible to people with low income.

“Our yearly partnership with the SSQ Quebec City Marathon not only allows us to promote healthy lifestyle choices, but also support a cause that we hold dear, which ultimately contributes to the well-being of all,” said Jean-François Chalifoux, CEO of SSQ Financial Group. In addition to raising money, SSQ employees volunteered their time and energy to Accès-Loisirs Québec over the last few months.

SSQ would also like to thank other major supporters for their fundraising contributions: Cisco Systems, Pro Contact, Green Shield Canada, Avison Young, MBH office supplies, Teknion, BMD architecture firm, EBC, CBCI Telecom, FTQ, Genecor Experts-Conseils and Transcontinental.

About SSQ Financial Group

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