Media Advisory - Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau to speak at the 12th annual Sheena's Place Awareness Breakfast presented by

Media Advisory - Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau to speak at the 12th annual Sheena's 
Place Awareness Breakfast presented by Scotiabank 
TORONTO, April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau will help mark the 
12(th) annual Sheena's Place Awareness Breakfast, presented by Scotiabank, on 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, from 7:30 am to 9 am in the Canadian Room at the 
Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. 
Mrs. Grégoire-Trudeau will discuss the role of mentors and the importance of 
having difficult conversations to support individuals, and their families and 
friends, who are affected by eating disorders. She will also share her own 
personal experiences with eating disorders to help support Sheena's Place in 
their largest fundraising event of the year. 
Media are invited to attend the Breakfast, which will benefit the thousands of 
individuals who seek the support of Sheena's Place each year. 
Who:    Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau - Keynote speaker 

        Beatrice Politi (Master of Ceremonies) - Global Toronto Health
        Alexandra Bellamy - Sheena's Place Board Chairman & Partner,
        KPMG LLP
        Arlene Russell - Sheena's Place Awareness Breakfast Chair &
        Scotiabank Senior Vice President and Head, Shared Services

What:   Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau will speak at the 12(th) annual
        Sheena's Place Awareness Breakfast, which takes place to help
        build awareness of eating disorders and the services offered by
        Sheena's Place -Toronto's only community-based registered
        charity offering support groups and services related to eating

When:   Wednesday, April 10, 2013
        7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Where:  The Fairmont Royal York
        Canadian Room
        100 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3

Why:    The goal of the Breakfast, presented by Scotiabank, is to
        provide the audience with an opportunity to understand eating
        disorders, increase public awareness of these serious mental
        illnesses, and raise funds for Sheena's Place's ongoing

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and 
work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, 
Scotiabank Bright Future. Recognized as a leader internationally and among 
Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic 
activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $47 million 
annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five 
years. Visit us at

About Sheena's Place

Centrally located in downtown Toronto, Sheena's Place is a community-based 
registered charity that offers a comprehensive program of support groups that 
give individuals with eating disorders and their families a safe place to give 
and receive support. These support groups nourish hope and provide courage for 
individuals to carry on with dignity, making choices about their own path to 
recovery. No referral is necessary and we respect the need and desire for 

Media inquiries:

Nadine Jahangir, Scotiabank Media Communications, 416-933-2927,

SOURCE: Scotiabank

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