Standard Life applauds Canadian government for its leadership in financial literacy

Standard Life applauds Canadian government for its leadership in financial 
TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Standard Life Canada applauded 
Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson and the Federal government on the 
appointment of Jane Rooney as Canada's first-ever Financial Literacy Leader. 
"Minister Sorenson and the Federal government have demonstrated the bold 
leadership that is required to increase financial literacy to help Canadians 
look forward to their financial future with confidence and optimism," said 
Charles Guay, president and CEO of Standard Life Canada. 
Standard Life strongly believes that financial literacy is a critical issue 
that must be tackled on many fronts. The company and its employees invest time 
and money in a variety of financial literacy programs across the country such 
as Junior Achievement of Canada, Académie du Trésor and Carrefour Jeunesse 
Emploi Côte-des-Neiges. 
About Standard Life Standard Life provides long-term savings, investment and 
insurance solutions to more than 1.4 million Canadians, including group 
retirement and insurance plan members. It has 2,000 employees, and the main 
operating subsidiaries in Canada are The Standard Life Assurance Company of 
Canada and Standard Life Mutual Funds Ltd. 
The Canadian operation of Standard Life plc, its parent company, is the 
largest outside the United Kingdom. Headquartered in Scotland, Standard Life 
plc has around six million customers worldwide and operates in the UK, Canada, 
Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 
Standard Life plc had $429.7 billion in assets under administration, including 
$48 billion in Canada, as at December 31, 2013.

SOURCE  Standard Life 
Standard Life, Anne-Julie Gratton, 514-499-7999 or 1-877-499-9555 ext. 8150, 
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