A million good intentions

Showcasing some of Canada's top charity donors.

Canadians donate about $11 billion to charities and nonprofit organizations each year. The average donor gives nearly $450, but some contribute more. Much more. During the past dozen or so years, the size of multimillion-dollar gifts to local causes has risen dramatically. Here are some of the largest donations by Canadian individuals and families to local organizations.

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Steve Brearton


Steve Brearton is a freelance writer in Toronto.

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