La Capitale donates $25,000 to the Red Cross for Fort McMurray aid

QUEBEC CITY, May 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - La Capitale Insurance and Financial Group announced it is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help those driven from their homes by the fires raging in the Fort McMurray area of Alberta. La Capitale will also be giving its individual life and health insurance clients in the Fort McMurray area a three-month premium waiver.

"This disaster has struck the whole community and is reverberating across Canada," said Jean
St-Gelais, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of La Capitale. "We salute the courage and extraordinary work done by first responders in providing help and comfort to the victims of these devastating fires."

In line with its mutualist values, La Capitale is contributing to the support and solidarity being extended to the community of Fort McMurray.

About La Capitale

La Capitale Financial Group, created in 1940, has a strong presence across Quebec and throughout Canada. With over 2,690 employees and guided by the values of mutualism on which it was founded, La Capitale works with clients to build, protect and value what they feel counts for their financial security. It offers insurance products and financial services to the general public, as well as to Quebec public service employees. With assets of $5.8 billion, La Capitale occupies a choice position among leading insurers in Canada.


SOURCE La Capitale Financial Group Inc.

For further information: Jean-Pascal Lavoie, Communications and Public Relations Advisor, 418 747-8053, 418 559-7738


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