Media Advisory - Sarah McLachlan teams up with Sun Life Financial to make an exciting announcement benefiting Melanie Doane's Uschool

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial and Sarah McLachlan will visit Wilkinson Junior Public School in Toronto to make an exciting announcement benefiting Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter Melanie Doane's Uschool. Uschool provides a heavily subsidized music program to youth throughout Toronto using the ukulele. The announcement will have a positive impact on the lives of at-risk and underserved youth. Members of the media are invited to attend an intimate event featuring a performance by Melanie Doane and Uschool students.

DATE: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
TIME: 1:30 p.m. ET
WHERE: Wilkinson Junior Public School
53 Donlands Ave
Toronto, ON M4J 3N7
Parking is available off Strathmore Boulevard
WHO: •     Sarah McLachlan, Grammy and Juno Award-winning artist
  •     Melanie Doane, Juno Award-winning artist, founder of Doane Uschool
•     Jim Creeggan, Grammy and Juno Award-winning artist, Barenaked Ladies
  •     Paul Joliat, Assistant Vice-President, Philanthropy and Sponsorships, Sun Life Financial
  •     Students

Space is limited - members of the media are requested to RSVP to Gannon Loftus.

About Sun Life Financial
Celebrating 150 years in 2015, Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth products and services to individuals and corporate customers. Sun Life Financial and its partners have operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of September 30, 2015, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $846 billion. For more information please visit

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

Note to editors: All figures in Canadian dollars 


SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.

For further information:

Media Relations Contact: 
Gannon Loftus
Manager, Media & PR
Corporate Communications
T. 647.228.8244

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