Ronald V. Joyce (1930-2019)

Ronald Vaughan Joyce died peacefully at his home by the water on January 31, 2019. To witness his life is to witness the power and the grace of a ship at full throttle. He was a mentor and a pioneer. He was a father and a grandfather. He was a self-made man. And Ron was selfless in his philanthropy. The wake he leaves will be felt for generations. Ron was born by the water in Tatamagouche, N.S....

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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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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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