The W. Garfield Weston Foundation grants $4 million to University Health Network to establish world-first “Hearts and Minds” clinic

July 19, 2012

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation has made a landmark donation of $4 million to establish the first multidisciplinary clinic in the world devoted to adults with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (22q11.2DS).

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Fraser Institute and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation launch new Centre for Improvement in Education

June 28, 2012

The Fraser Institute, with the support of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, today announced the creation of the Barbara Mitchell Centre for Improvement in Education, which will assist in the improvement of K-12 education across Canada.

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Fort York Foundation Announces Lead Gift to ‘Fort York Invigorated’ Capital Campaign As Part of War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration

June 14, 2012

The Fort York Foundation announced today that The W. Garfield Weston Foundation has made a lead gift of $1 million to the rehabilitation of Garrison Common, which is part of the ongoing revitalization of Fort York National Historic Site.

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The W. Garfield Weston Foundation funds regional fieldtrips through the Helen Schuler Nature Centre

June 14, 2012

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation has made a three-year commitment to the City of Lethbridge which will provide students with the opportunity to spend full days out on fieldtrips into Lethbridge parks as well as the Waterton Park Front, where the Foundation has helped to conserve over 30,000 acres.

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Canadian Participation in Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in the United Kingdom –

June 1, 2012

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation will be joining with the Canadian Canoe Museum in celebrating the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant by sending Canada One, a replica of a voyageur canoe, to participate in the flotilla, honouring the voyageur men and women who were instrumental in opening up our great country.

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Evolutionary Spinal Board Earns Nova Scotia Students the 2012 Weston Youth Innovation Award

May 17, 2012

Ontario Science Centre announces winners of national prize, named in recognition of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation’s $15 million lead gift to the Centre’s Agents of Change initiative.

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Weston Family Environmental Leaders of Tomorrow Program Develops Next Generation of Eco Leaders with Program Expansion Across Northern Ontario

May 10, 2012

Over the next three years, more than 4,500 students from urban communities across Ontario will be provided the field trip of a lifetime, thanks to support from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

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Second Annual Winner of Canadian Lifetime Achievement Award in Northern Research Announced by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

April 25, 2012

Dr. Louis Fortier awarded $50,000 prize for Lifetime Achievement at International Polar Year Conference.

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New Chair to Support Pollinator Research

April 2, 2012

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is making a major contribution to support the future of the world’s food supply with the establishment of The Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator Conservation.

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