Media Advisory - Sun Life Financial celebrates Canada 150 and expands its Musical Instrument Lending Library program across the country

VANCOUVER, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, Sun Life Financial is making an exciting announcement to help put more musical instruments into the hands of Canadians across the country. Grammy and Juno Award-winning Canadian music icon Ms. Sarah McLachlan will join us to announce details of the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library program expansion. Students from the Sarah McLachlan School of Music will be performing.


Monday, March 6, 2017


10:00 a.m. PDT


Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch

Inspiration Lab digital media hub (level 3)

350 West Georgia Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1


•         Ms. Sarah McLachlan, Grammy and Juno Award-winning artist

•         Kevin Dougherty, President, Sun Life Financial Canada

•         Sandra Singh, Chief Librarian, Vancouver Public Library

•         Kyla Epstein, Board Chair, Vancouver Public Library

•         Student performers, Sarah McLachlan School of Music

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.

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

Stephen Barrington 
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Vancouver Public Library  
T. 604.331.3895
C. 604.612.4059

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Canada

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