$1 Million Donation to the Abilities Centre announced in Memory of Late Former Minister of Finance, the Honourable James Flaher

 $1 Million Donation to the Abilities Centre announced in Memory of Late Former  Minister of Finance, the Honourable James Flaherty  TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Canada's five largest banks jointly  announced gifts of $200,000 each to the Abilities Centre in Whitby, ON, in  remembrance of the late former Minister of Finance the Honourable James  Flaherty. The donations from BMO Financial Group, CIBC, RBC, Scotiabank and TD  Bank Group will total $1 million.  In addition to his tremendous contributions to Canada's economic well-being,  Mr. Flaherty was a tireless champion of people living with disabilities. He  showed his support through several decisions as finance minister, gave his  time to associated causes, and encouraged a more inclusive society through his  actions and his words.  This donation will support the Abilities Centre in its efforts to enrich  quality of life for people of all ages and abilities. Opened in 2012, it is a  fully accessible recreational and community facility, offering sports, arts,  life skills, education and research. More information is available at  www.abilitiescentre.org/.    SOURCE  TD Bank Group  Media Contacts  Paul Deegan, BMO Financial Group,paul.deegan@bmo.com  Kevin Dove, CIBC,Kevin.Dove@CIBC.ca  Jason Graham, RBC,jason.graham@rbc.com  Nadine Jahangir, Scotiabank,nadine.jahangir@scotiabank.com  Amanda Tran, TD Bank Group,amanda.tran@td.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2014/15/c9797.html  CO: RBC ST: Ontario NI: FIN  
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