Sobey donation will help build new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on Halifax waterfront

Rob Sobey says a $10-million donation from his family to help fund construction of the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on the Halifax waterfront was two years in the works.  “We are thrilled to be able to help out,” Sobey told Halifax Magazine today (Nov. 18), after the gallery announced the gift and revealed...

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Sobey Foundation establishes $1 Million cardiorespiratory service at St. Martha’s Hospital

ANTIGONISH –  Saint Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation (SMRHF) is bursting with pride. That’s because the Sobey Foundation has made a transformative $1 million gift in support of cardiorespiratory care at the hospital. In recognition of the gift, the cardio and respiratory services will be named Sobey Cardiorespiratory Services. Frank Sobey, chair of the Sobey Foundation,...

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Members of Sobey family among those to receive 2017 Humanitarian Award

(Editor’s note: This story has been modified from the original. The press release indicated it was Rob Sobey who chaired the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, and in fact that was Frank Sobey.) HALIFAX – The Canadian Red Cross has announced that business leaders Paul, Frank and Rob Sobey will be co-recipients of its 2017 Humanitarian...

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County trails get funding from Sobey Foundation

STELLARTON – Pictou County’s trail system has received new funding and a new name. Trans-Canada Trail announced a $400,000 gift from the Sobey Foundation on Friday to finish connecting sections of what is being called the Great Trail in Pictou County. The project will bring Nova Scotia closer to completing its portion of the Trans-Canada...

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Sobey Foundation announces gift of Stellarton Town Square

STELLARTON – The town is getting a new town square, thanks to a gift from Sobeys. The Board of the Sobey Foundation has announced the major investment into the redevelopment of the site of Sobeys’ first store on Foord Street in Stellarton. Working with Sobeys Inc, the Foundation will gift the redeveloped multi-purpose public space...

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