Mackenzie Investments signs three-year deal with Snowboard Ontario to support the growth of snowboarding in Ontario from Grassroots to High Performance

TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Snowboard Ontario is pleased to kick off the 2015-2016 season with the announcement of Mackenzie Investments as our Title Sponsor; Mackenzie Investments is a proud supporter of both snow sports and golf throughout Canada and Snowboard Ontario is delighted to have partnered with them.

As an official partner of Snowboard Ontario, Mackenzie Investments' logo will appear on all athlete, coach and officials clothing across all disciplines. Mackenzie's brand will also be prominently featured at all development and provincial events as well as Provincial Championships from 2016 to 2018.

"Mackenzie Investments is proud to support these athletes to help build their confidence on the world circuit," said Jeff Carney, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mackenzie Investments. "Whether it is a race to the podium or a personal best, we want to be part of nurturing the growth of these competitors."

"Mackenzie Investments has a longstanding history of supporting snow sports and we are thrilled to have them as our Title Sponsor," said Janet Richter, Executive Director Snowboard Ontario. "This partnership will create stronger grassroots programs and high performance initiatives."

About Snowboard Ontario
Snowboard Ontario was incorporated in 1998 to function as the sport governing body for snowboarding in Ontario. Recognized by Canada Snowboard and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport, it is the goal of Snowboard Ontario to lead and coordinate the growth of the sport in the province.

About Mackenzie Investments

Mackenzie Investments was founded in 1967, and is a leading investment management firm providing investment advisory and related services. With $61.7 billion in assets under management as at December 31, 2015, Mackenzie Investments distributes its investment services through multiple distribution channels to both retail and institutional investors. Mackenzie Investments is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada's premier financial services companies with over $133 billion in total assets under management as at December 31, 2015. For more information, visit

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