Festival International de Jazz de Montréal: Start your summer on the right note!

TD Bank Group joins the festivities as official presenter for a sixth straight year

MONTREAL, April 21, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today at L'Astral, TD Bank Group joined the organizing committee of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal to announce the program for the Festival's 36th edition. As official presenter for the sixth year in a row, TD is pleased to again participate in one of the world's great jazz festivals.

"Music is an integral part of life in Montreal, and TD is very proud to be involved in this major summer event," said Christine Marchildon, Senior Vice-President, Branch Banking, TD Canada Trust, and Chair, Quebec Market, TD Bank Group. "After our bitterly cold winter, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal will help Quebeckers start summer on the right note!"

With support from TD, which provides one of the largest sponsorships in Quebec, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal will highlight Quebec on the international scene for a 36th consecutive year. From June 26 to July 5, 2015, visitors will be able to enjoy more than 150 shows filled with emotion.

TD loves music. That is why it has been supporting community programs for youth across Canada for nearly 12 years, offering music workshops, educational activities, grants, awards and scholarships.

In Quebec, TD supports Blues Camp, a music day camp for teens aged 13 to 17, which culminates in a concert on the TD stage at the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. In addition, TD sponsors more than 60 festivals and music events every year, from coast to coast. Music lovers can follow TD Music's projects and events at www.tdmusic.com.

About TD Music

Since 2003, TD has helped customers and communities experience the love of music by sponsoring major music festivals across Canada. Every year TD supports many music-based community and educational programs. Continuing with its commitment to support music programs throughout Canada, TD is proud to be a National Sponsor of the 2015 JUNO Awards and Live Nation's year-long concert series.

About TD Bank Group

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 24 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 9.7 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.1 trillion in assets on January 31, 2015. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.


SOURCE TD Bank Group

Image with caption: "Christine Marchildon, Senior Vice-President, Branch Banking, TD Canada Trust, and Chair, Quebec Market, TD Bank Group, surrounded by Alain Simard, cofounder of L’Équipe Spectra, and the renowned Mr. Oliver Jones (CNW Group/TD Bank Group)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150421_C4314_PHOTO_EN_14586.jpg

For further information: Mélodie Ménard, Morin Public Relations, 514 289-8688, ext. 239, melodie@morinrp.com; Mathieu Beaudoin, TD Bank Group, 514 289-1670, mathieu.beaudoin@td.com


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