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Ontario Science Centre presents the 2018 Weston Youth Innovation Award to 15-year-old Danish Mahmood

July 5, 2018

London, ON teen’s invention monitors and wirelessly transmits patient vital signs to healthcare professionals.

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Foundation invests $7.5M in the Canadian Canoe Museum

May 17, 2018

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation invests $7.5M in the Canadian Canoe Museum’s new facility in Peterborough, ON.

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Announcing The Meadoway: A transformational greenspace project in Scarborough

April 13, 2018

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation announces $25M in support for Canada’s newest linear park.

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Weston Family Microbiome Initiative announces inaugural awardees of research grants

December 21, 2017

The Weston Family Microbiome Initiative is pleased to award five grants through its inaugural granting program to research teams across Canada who are undertaking innovative research on the microbiome and human health.

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Dr. Michel Allard receives 2017 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research

December 13, 2017

Dr. Michel Allard has won the prestigious Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research. Dr. Allard has been researching the dynamics of permafrost in Nunavik for almost four decades.

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Royal Ontario Museum Reopens Heritage Weston Entrance

December 12, 2017

The ROM officially reopens its heritage Weston Entrance onto Queen’s Park. This revitalization project was made possible by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

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Markham teen wins Ontario Science Centre’s 2017 Weston Youth Innovation Award

June 20, 2017

High school student Anmol Tukrel has already begun to leave his mark on the global scientific community. Today, the seventeen-year-old from Markham, Ontario was presented with the 2017 Weston Youth Innovation Award by the Ontario Science Centre for his creative application of science and technology towards solving a real world problem.

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The W. Garfield Weston Foundation Contributes $2-million to Canadian Seed Biodiversity

May 31, 2017

USC Canada is pleased to announce a generous donation from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation in support of the most comprehensive nation-wide seed biodiversity program: The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security.

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Weston Foundation provides support for the Canadian History Hall

May 19, 2017

The Canadian Museum of History is delighted to announce a $2 million donation by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation in support of the Museum’s new signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall.

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New Report Showcases Innovative Public/Private Partnerships for Green Space Revitalization

April 19, 2017

Breaking New Ground, the latest report from Park People, demonstrates how an innovative
partnership between the public and private sector spurred the creation and improvement of
more than 200 acres of green space through the Weston Family Parks Challenge.

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