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Press release from CNW Group

Sun Life Financial presents new health index findings at the Summit on Sustainable Health and Health Care

Monday, October 29, 2012

Sun Life Financial presents new health index findings at the Summit on Sustainable Health and Health Care10:00 EDT Monday, October 29, 2012Presentation includes findings on the stress levels of Canadians and the impact of the economy TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Kevin Press, Assistant Vice-President, Market Insights, Sun Life Financial, will present the latest findings from Sun Life's Canadian Health Index™, sharing surprising statistics on how the economy is affecting the health of Canadians at the Summit on Sustainable Health and Health Care, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.Location:       Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, 525 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5G2L2  Date:       Tuesday, October 30, 2012  Time:       1:15 p.m.  Pre-presentation interview opportunities start at 12:30 p.m.Presentation starts at 1:15 p.m.The Sun Life Canadian Health Index™ measures the health attitudes and behaviours of Canadians.The third Ipsos Reid/Sun Life Financial Canadian Health Index™ is based on findings of an Ipsos Reid poll conducted between June 29 and July 16, 2012. A sample of 3,113 Canadians from 18 to 80 years of age from the Ipsos Canadian online panel was interviewed.About Sun Life FinancialSun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate customers. Chartered in 1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners today have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China and Bermuda. As of June 30, 2012, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $496 billion. For more information please visit www.sunlife.com.Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.   SOURCE: Sun Life Financial Inc.For further information: Carmela Antolino Sun Life Financial 416-408-7246 Carmela.Antolino@sunlife.com