Sun Life Financial
Gift: $130,000
Recipient: Vancouver Public Library

Purpose: To establish the city’s first musical instrument library.
Designation: Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library
Notable: Sun Life also donated 100 instruments. This program is part of a national initiative that will see similar musical lending libraries launched in cities across Canada. The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library was launched in April 2016 at the Parkdale Branch of the Toronto Public Library.