Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Royal Inland Hospital Foundation Project Gets $1 Million Donation

KAMLOOPS, BC–Domtar and Unifor have announced their intention to jointly commit $1 million over the next five years to Royal Inland Hospital’s Patient Care Tower Project. This donation makes history twice in one move, as it is Unifor’s largest single donation in the history of the Union and Domtar’s largest …

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Heathcare

Hospital Research Spending Subdued

TORONTO, ON–Canada’s leading research hospitals, hospital networks and health authorities spent a total of $2.68 billion on research in Fiscal 2018 – a 2.9% year-on-year gain – according to Research Infosource Inc., which today released its annual ranking. Among the Top 40 Research Hospitals 24 saw their spending increase compared …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Symcor announces over $500,000 gift to Women’s College Hospital

Gift to support virtual care at WCH TORONTO, ON–Symcor, a major Canadian provider of services supporting clients through their digital transformation, has announced a $510,000 total multi-year commitment to fund research into cutting-edge virtual care solutions being evaluated by The Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual …

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Awareness CampaignCharitiesHeathcare

Autism Speaks Canada: Creating a Brighter Life on the Spectrum

TORONTO, ON–As part of their program, Autism Speaks Canada wants to share authentic stories of people with autism and their unique strengths, challenges, dreams and goals. Their new brand campaign, inspired by the vast and diverse autism community, Brighter Life on the Spectrum, features a Canadian star, Dr. Catherine Glorieux. …

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Funded ResearchHeathcare

FACIT launches assessment of venture philanthropy models to scale Canadian commercialization of cancer research

Ms. Donna Parr, Dr. Niclas Stiernholm recruited to broaden public/private equity expertise TORONTO–FACIT, a commercialization venture firm, reported on the expansion of its Executive-in-Residence program and new strategic initiatives. Ontario is home to world-leading cancer research connected through the collaboration model established by the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), …

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Fundraising EventsGala EventsHeathcare

15th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival Breaks Fundraising Record

Two-day event supports groundbreaking medical research at Toronto General, Toronto Western hospitals TORONTO–The 15th annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, Canada’s premier wine and culinary fundraiser for medical research and innovation, raised a record-breaking more than $33 million for key programs funded by Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation (TGWHF), …

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CharitiesHeathcareInfrastructure

Official groundbreaking ceremony marks the first step in building a new SickKids

TORONTO–SickKids Foundation and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) held an official groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the transformative first step towards building a new SickKids. This monumental milestone was celebrated with shovels entering the ground on the site of what will become the new Patient Support Centre (PSC). In attendance …

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Family FoundationsHeathcare

Slaight gift creates a new model of care to help vulnerable seniors

TORONTO–Through a $1 million investment announced at the start of October, The Slaight Family Foundation has established the Senior Care Navigation Pilot, a landmark partnership between Sunnybrook and SPRINT Senior Care to advance a new model of care to help seniors and their families. The Senior Care Navigation Pilot will …

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