15 CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS Our 2014 contributions remained significantly over the Canadian and provincial averages due to the substantial need in our communities and ongoing commitments. We continue to focus on five main categories disease research youth development municipalprovincial economic development nature and community quality of life. Our participation within each category will fluctuate each year depending on what is required and our ability to affect the outcome. Our multi-year contributions towards the Ducks Unlimited Chappell Marsh project the Meewasin River Landing the Rick Hansen Institute and the Childrens Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan remain our largest ongoing contributions. We continue to support smaller local initiatives and welcome inquiries and requests for support as we apply assistance and funds where we see that the PIC Group can provide the most benefit. Canada In a world where the needs are so great we have difficulty in choosing who we could and should support. Many credible reputable organisations would benefit from our assistance therefore we must discern where our support for those in need is best allocated.