New gifts to uOttawa, uAlberta, TRU, UVic, McMaster

June 22, 2010

In the past week, several Canadian institutions have received donations ranging from $1 million to $3.5 million. An anonymous gift of $3.5 million to the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management funded the creation of the Father Edgar Thivierge Chair in Business History. The University of Alberta's faculty of rehabilitation medicine received a $1.5-million gift to establish the Dr. David Magee Endowed Chair in Musculoskeletal Research. Thompson Rivers University was given $1.5 million in support of its $32-million House of Learning project. A Victoria couple has donated $1.5 million to the University of Victoria's science faculty. McMaster University has received 2 separate $1-million donations, one for its Burlington campus, the other for its engineering faculty. uOttawa News Release | uAlberta ExpressNews | TRU News | UVic News Release | McMaster Daily News (Burlington campus) | McMaster Daily News (engineering faculty)