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USD1m Bell Let's Talk donation funds new mental health centre at Vancouver General Hospital.

M2 EQUITYBITES-January 27, 2015-USD1m Bell Let's Talk donation funds new mental health centre at Vancouver General Hospital

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VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE)(NYSE: BCE) company Bell have announced a gift of USD1 million from Bell Let's Talk to support the new Joseph & Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre.

When it opens in Spring 2017, the Centre will be the largest purpose-built mental health facility in British Columbia and one of the largest in Canada.

"The Bell Let's Talk commitment to mental health in Canada is nothing short of inspiring," said Barbara Grantham, Foundation President and CEO. "This USD1 million gift will enable us to transform the way we treat patients suffering from mental illness and/or addiction, and for that, we are very grateful."

Bell is a Canada communications company, providing consumers and business customers with wireless, TV, Internet, home phone and business communications services. For more information, visit Bell.ca.

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation partners with donors to provide the funds essential to ensure our hospitals and health care teams can deliver BC's best, most specialized care for adults. For more information, please visit vghfoundation.ca.

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