For Immediate Release

HALIFAX, NS – June 27, 2017 – RBC is committing $125,000 to the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth Capital Campaign in support of the vision to help ensure that the YMCA is able to expand its capacity to welcome all members of our community and bring people together – helping them build networks and develop in an inclusive and diverse environment. RBC also showed early leadership as one of the YMCA’s first private sector partners that came on board support of the new facility.

“RBC is focused on helping youth in our community who face barriers to entry in the job market as well as their health and wellness,” says Roger Howard, President of RBC Atlantic Canada Region. “This partnership with RBC and the YMCA will encourage young adults to be physically active, become involved in their community and be their best selves possible to help build a brighter future, together, for all in Halifax.”

In honour of RBC’s focus on inclusion and supporting youth in our community, RBC will be recognized within the new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility at the Welcome Desk and in the cardio and cross trainin