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Donation of $3.915 million to the Canadian Women’s Foundation to empower Canada’s girls

December 6, 2012

The Canadian Women’s Foundation, Canada’s foundation dedicated to empowering women and girls, is thrilled to announce a $3.915 million donation over the next four years from Nancy Baron through The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

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USC Canada is proud to launch the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security

November 14, 2012

Nine out of every ten bites of food around the world today begin with seed. From Newfoundland to British Columbia, Canadians coast-to-coast will soon benefit from a program to build a more secure and diverse ‘made-in-Canada’ seed supply. Thanks to a generous grant from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security will promote local and diverse seed.

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Grand Opening of The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre

July 27, 2012

The Salvation Army today announced the grand opening of The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre in Winnipeg, one of two centres supported by a lead gift of $3 million from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

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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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