A Great Trail for a Great Country

   To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Trans Canada Trail Foundation redoubled its efforts to bring to completion the longest and grandest trail in the world. The Great Trail, as it is also called, connects Canadians from coast to coast to coast, linking 15,000 communities along 24,000 km of Canada’s most scenic and beautiful landscapes. The vision of the trail as a one-of-a-kind...

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A collective celebration of thanks to Ron Joyce and The Joyce Family Foundation

On May 11, 2017 fourteen Atlantic colleges and universities offered an unprecedented display of thanks to Ron Joyce and The Joyce Family Foundation for over $52 million in combined gifts to their respective post-secondary institutions. The joint celebration, held at Fox Harb’r Resort in Nova Scotia, began with a mid-winter musing. “What is the total amount of giving from The Joyce Family...

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Expansion of St Joe’s Youth Wellness Centre

May 5, 2017, Hamilton, ON. During Mental Health Week and in advance of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton celebrated the expansion of its Youth Wellness Centre. The new space, within the existing Youth Wellness Centre, will be called The Joyce Link in recognition of a $1 million gift from The Joyce Family Foundation. The Centre just marked its two-year...

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Mohawk College

A Gift to Mohawk College Helps Build the Centre for Partnership and Innovation One of the earlier student bursary programs established by The Joyce Family Foundation (known at the time as The Ron Joyce Foundation) was at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. The Ron Joyce Access Bursary sees many students annually receive support, helping them achieve a Mohawk education. So while the Foundation...

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University of Manitoba

The Joyce Family Foundation Youth in Care Tuition Grant at the University of Manitoba It has long been the vision of Ron Joyce, and by extension, The Joyce Family Foundation, to provide assistance to underprivileged youth to chase after their educational dreams. “Keep your head down and work hard until you’ve met your goals,” Ron Joyce has advised youngsters. When the University of Manitoba...

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