North West Company invests in Rupert’s Land

Thu. May. 17, 2012

WINNIPEG, MB – On behalf of Edward Kennedy, President and CEO of The North West Company (NWC), David Lui, Director, Marketing Services for NWC announced a gift of $100,000 to establish a new endowment in support of The University of Winnipeg’s Centre for Rupert’s Land Studies (CRLS).

Today’s announcement was made at the Centre’s 2012 Rupert’s Land Colloquium and celebrates the first corporate gift to the Centre and the last corporate gift counted towards the University’s A World of Opportunity Capital Campaign. Lui surprised attendees by announcing a second pledge of current funds to support the immediate needs of the Centre over the next five years.

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