Intact donates $50,000 to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief fund

TORONTO, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation has donated an initial $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support urgent relief and humanitarian efforts in earthquake ravaged Haiti.

"The scale of this disaster is almost beyond belief and the impact on hundreds of thousands of people is devastating," said Charles Brindamour, President and CEO. "Many Canadians, including a number of our employees, have close links to Haiti and all of us at Intact share their concern for family and friends. We have a deep understanding of the vital importance of helping communities and people in need when unforeseen events occur - it's what we stand for, it's what we do."

About Intact Financial Corporation

Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in the country with over $4 billion in premiums. Its 7,000 employees offer home, auto and business insurance under the Intact Insurance, Novex Group Insurance, belairdirect and Grey Power brands.

SOURCE Intact Financial Corporation

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