Les canadiens marchent pour recueillir des fonds pours des personnes vivant avec le sida

[Communiqué de presse originale sur MarketWired (en anglais seulement)]

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – September 07, 2016) – Scotiabank is proud to once again be the title sponsor of the Scotiabank Aids Walk, taking place this month in 28 communities across Canada.

Founded 30 years ago, money raised through the walk contributes to developing and maintaining services and projects to more than 65,000 Canadians from coast to coast. To date, the Scotiabank Aids Walk has raised more than $42 million.

Register to walk, make a donation or show your support of the walkers by cheering them along the walk route in the following communities across Canada.

Date City Host Organization
September 1, 2016 Fort McMurray, AB HIV North Society Fort McMurray
September 9, 2016 Cranbrook, BC Ankors
September 10, 2016 Nelson, BC Ankors
September 10, 2016 Peace River, AB HIV North Society
September 11, 2016 Toronto, ON AIDS Committee of Toronto
September 14, 2016 Whitehorse, YT Blood Ties Four Directions Centre
September 17, 2016 Grande Prairie, AB HIV North Society
September 17, 2016 Nanaimo, BC AIDS Vancouver Island
September 17, 2016 Winnipeg, MB Nine Circles Community Health Centre
September 17, 2016 Kingston, ON HIV/AIDS Regional Services
September 17, 2016 Oshawa, ON AIDS Committee Durham Region
September 17, 2016 Regina, SK All Nations Hope Network / AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan
September 18, 2016 Saskatoon, SK AIDS SaskatoonOut Saskatoon
September 18, 2016 Calgary, AB HIV Community Link
September 20, 2016 Dawson Creek, BC Positive Living North
September 22, 2016 Smithers, BC Positive Living North
September 23, 2016 Hazelton, BC Positive Living North
September 23, 2016 Prince George, BC Positive Living North
September 24, 2016 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL HIV/AIDS Labrador Project
September 25, 2016 Red Deer, AB Turning Point
September 25, 2016 Vancouver, BC Positive Living Society of British Columbia
September 25, 2016 Saint John, NB AIDS Saint John
September 25, 2016 Corner Brook, NL AIDS Committee of Newfoundland & Labrador Inc.
September 25, 2016 St. John’s, NL AIDS Committee of Newfoundland & Labrador Inc.
September 25, 2016 Halifax, NS AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia
September 25, 2016 Truro, NS Northern Healthy Connections Society
September 25, 2016 Brampton, ON Peel HIV/AIDS Network
September 25, 2016 Charlottetown, PE AIDS PEI Community Support Group Inc.

Scotiabank has been title sponsor of the walk since 2008 and involved since 2007.

About the Canadian AIDS Society
The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) is a national coalition of community-based AIDS organizations across Canada. CAS is dedicated to strengthening the response to HIV/AIDS across all sectors of society, and to enriching the lives of people and communities living with HIV/AIDS. For more information, please visit www.cdnaids.ca.

About Scotiabank
Through our global community investment strategy, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2015, Scotiabank contributed $67 million to help our communities around the world.

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