Life Financial and Toronto Rehab Foundation to make an exciting announcement improving wellness around the globe through innovative diabetes prevention and management program

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial and the Toronto Rehab Foundation will be making an exciting donation and announcement about improving wellness around the globe through better diabetes prevention and management. This innovative program will extend diabetes care beyond hospital walls and empower individuals living with the disease to take control of their health, regardless of barriers such as geography, financial constraints and language. Hockey Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler and former NHL player Brandon (BJ) Crombeen will be on-hand to help launch this exciting new initiative.

DATE: Monday, November 14, 2016
TIME:  11:15 a.m.
WHERE: Toronto Rehab (TRI) Cardiac Rehab Indoor Track - Rumsey Centre

347 Rumsey Rd

Toronto, ON, M4G 1R7

  • Darryl Sittler, former NHL Player and Hockey Hall of Famer
  • Brandon (BJ) Crombeen, former NHL Player
  • Lisa Ritchie, Senior Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer, Sun Life Financial
  • Dr. Peter Pisters, President & CEO, University Health Network
  • Dr. Paul Oh, Medical Director, Cardiac Prevention & Rehabilitation Program, TRI-UHN


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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 June 30, 2016, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $865 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 Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
As the world-leading rehabilitation research centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute is revolutionizing rehabilitation by helping people overcome the challenges of disabling injury, illness or age related health conditions to live active, healthier, more independent lives. It integrates innovative patient care, ground breaking research and diverse education to build healthier communities and advance the role of rehabilitation in the health system.  Toronto Rehab, along with Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and The Michener Institute for Education at UHN is a member of the University Health Network and is affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Toronto Rehab Foundation raises funds for Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.