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.

About the Author

Steve Brearton

Steve Brearton is a freelance writer in Toronto.

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