Co-operators offices become first ever Business Block Parents in Quebec

Co-operators offices become first ever Business Block Parents in Quebec 
BLAINVILLE, QC, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Business Block Parent program 
celebrated a milestone in Quebec today with the launch of the first group of 
Business Block Parents in the province. All 20 advisors' offices of The 
Co-operators throughout Quebec have been certified as Business Block Parents, 
helping make their communities safer places. Recognizable by the red and white 
sign in the front window, Business Block Parents open their doors to people in 
need, offering them assistance and refuge from danger or severe weather. 
The Co-operators has been the national sponsor of the national Block Parent 
Program for 12 years. This year, The Co-operators teamed up with 
Parents-Secours in Quebec to make each advisor's office a Business Block 
Parent, providing safe locations in business areas of a number of towns and 
cities where there might not be residential Block Parent locations. Each 
office has placed the red and white sign in its window, letting people know 
that they can come into the agency during business hours if they feel they're 
in danger, are lost or hurt, or trying to escape severe weather. 
"The Co-operators is proud that our advisors are the very first Business Block 
Parents in Quebec. Our business is focused on safety, and we're pleased to 
have a partnership with such an outstanding organization that is committed to 
making communities safer for everyone," said Christianne Dostie, 
Vice-President, Quebec Region for The Co-operators. "A community in the truest 
sense of the word is one whose members look out for one another. And that's 
just what the Block Parent program is all about." 
The Co-operators and Parents-Secours officially launched the Business Block 
Parent program today with an event at the Blainville office, one of the newest 
Co-operators offices in Quebec. Community members joined Co-operators advisors 
and Vice-President, Quebec Region Christianne Dostie; Parents Secours general 
director Pierre Chalifoux; and Blainville's police service director Linda 
Ouimet, to kick-off the Business Block Parent program in Quebec. 
About The Co-operators:
The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian-owned co-operative with more than 
$34 billion in assets under administration. Through its group of companies it 
offers home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well 
as investment products. The Co-operators is well known for its community 
involvement and its commitment to sustainability. The Co-operators is listed 
among the 50 Best Employers in Canada and Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate 
Citizens in Canada. For more information visit www.cooperators.ca. 
BACKGROUNDER 
The Co-operators offices in Quebec that are now Business Block Parents are: 
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|City/Town                                   |Address                     |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Beaconsfield                                |50, boul. St‐Charles, |
|                                            |bureau 002                  |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Blainville                                  |10 de la Seigneurie, bureau |
|                                            |104                         |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Brossard                                    |6845 boul. Taschereau,      |
|                                            |bureau 300                  |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Candiac                                     |150 boul. Jean Leman, bureau|
|                                            |200                         |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Caplan                                      |455‐A boul. Perron    |
|                                            |Ouest                       |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Dollard‐des‐Ormeaux             |4230 boul. St‐Jean,   |
|                                            |bureau 105                  |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Gatineau                                    |370 boul. Gréber, bureau B  |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Gatineau                                    |210 chemin Aylmer, bureau 12|
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Gatineau                                    |147 boul. De L'Europe,      |
|                                            |bureau 102                  |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|L'Ancienne‐Lorette                    |1866 rue Notre‐Dame,  |
|                                            |local 60                    |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Laval                                       |18-550 boul. Curé-Labelle,  |
|                                            |bureau 18                   |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|L'île‐Perrot                          |25 boul.                    |
|                                            |Don‐Quichotte, bureau |
|                                            |132                         |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Mascouche                                   |321 Montée Masson, bureau   |
|                                            |101                         |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Québec                                      |2815 avenue St‐David  |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Rivière‐du‐Loup                 |277 rue Lafontaine          |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Saint‐Bruno‐de‐Montarville|24 boul. Clairevue Ouest    |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Saint‐Hubert                          |5936 boul. Cousineau        |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Saint‐Lambert                         |404 avenue Victoria         |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|St‐Eustache                           |477 25 ieme Avenue, bureau  |
|                                            |150                         |
|____________________________________________|____________________________|
|Vaudreuil‐Dorion                      |48 boul.                    |
|                                            |Cité‐des‐jeunes,|
|                                            |bureau 140                  |
|____________________________________________|____________________________| 
Leonard Sharman The Co-operators 519-767-3937 
SOURCE: The Co-operators 
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