The Notte in Bianco Events

The Guzzo family organizes a number of events to raise funds for the causes they care about. The events have featured former prime ministers of Canada, as well as other notable Canadians as guests of honour.

The Notte in Bianco


The 12th edition of Notte In Bianco is proud to present this year’s guest of honor, Robert Dumas.

Mr. Dumas is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Life Financial Quebec. In this role, he is responsible for driving growth within the Quebec market and promoting the company throughout the community.

In February 2018, Mr. Dumas was awarded the prestigious “Financial Person of the Year” title, heading Finance et Investissement’s Top 25 ranking for the financial industry.

Robert Dumas is very active in the community. He is the Board Chair of the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation and of Centraide of Greater Montreal, and a member of the Board of Directors for Dans la rue and the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde.

Mr. Dumas’ commitment to building healthy communities encompasses Notte In Bianco’s vision of investing in our youth’s mental health. He is exemplary and we appreciate his deep commitment to philantropic causes.

The evening was highlighted with a performance by Crystal Waters, American signer and writer. Guests were treated to champagne and wine, donated by Moët & Chandon and the SAQ. The delicious four-course meal was prepared and catered by Ristorante Giulietta.

Canadian leaders, such as the former Prime Ministers of Canada, the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien and the Right Honourable Paul Martin, as well as business leaders such as Rich Gelfond, Director and CEO at IMAX; Mel Hoppenheim, founder of Cité du Cinéma; and Robert Dumas, President and CEO of Financial Sunlife have had their contributions highlighted by being guests of honour at the Notte in Bianco event.

Also at this event, the Guzzo family has hosted famous musical artists such as Corey Hart, Ginette Reno, Taylor Dane, Martha Walsh, Gloria Gaynor, Wilson Phillips and other stars.