Media Advisory - Sun Life Financial and William Osler Health System launch innovative global diabetes prevention program

TORONTO, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial and the William Osler Health System Foundation will be making an exciting donation and announcement, impacting diabetes prevention and care around the globe. This new initiative will enhance services, education, screening and treatments that support the health and wellness of families affected by diabetes and/or prediabetes.


Friday, March 31, 2017
10:00 a.m. ET


Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness (20 Lynch St., Brampton, Ontario).


Lisa Ritchie, Senior Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer, Sun Life Financial
Joanne Flewwelling, (Interim) President & CEO, William Osler Health System
Ken Mayhew, President & CEO, William Osler Health System Foundation


Space is limited - members of the media are requested to RSVP to Alessandra Nigro at

About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has 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 December 31, 2016, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $903 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.

About William Osler Health System
William Osler Health System is a hospital system that serves 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities within the Central West Local Health Integration Network. Osler's emergency departments are among the busiest in Canada and its labour and delivery program is one of the largest in the province. William Osler Health System Foundation builds and fosters relationships in order to raise funds to support William Osler Health System's capital, education and research priorities at Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.

Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.

Media relations contacts:

Alessandra Nigro
Manager, Corporate Communications
Sun Life Financial
T. 416-979-4884
C. 416-859-6918

Alineh Haidery
Regional Manager, Public Relations
William Osler Health System
T: 416-670-3592  

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Canada

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