Media Advisory - Vancouver Public Library and Sun Life Financial to launch musical instrument lending library

VANCOUVER, June 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Vancouver Public Library and Sun Life Financial will be launching a new musical instrument lending program available at Vancouver's central library downtown. This innovative program, which is the first in Vancouver and the second in a Canadian public library, will connect people to the world of music. From British Columbia, Hedley's Jacob Hoggard & Tommy Mac as well as Mother Mother's Ryan & Molly Guldemond will join us to announce this program. Students from the Sarah McLachlan School of Music will be performing.

DATE:     Tuesday, June 7, 2016
TIME:     10:00 a.m. PDT
WHERE:     Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch
Inspiration Lab digital media hub (level 3)
350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1
WHO:     •     Juno Award-winning artists, Jacob Hoggard & Tommy Mac, Hedley
      •     Juno Award-winning artists, Ryan & Molly Guldemond, Mother Mother
      •     Paul Joliat, Assistant Vice-President, Philanthropy and Sponsorships, Sun Life Financial
      •     Sandra Singh, Chief Librarian, 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 protection and wealth products and services to individuals and corporate customers. 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 March 31, 2016, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $861 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
Sun Life Financial
T. 647.228.8244

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

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