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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Donald R. Sobey Foundation funds International Restorative Justice Lab at Dalhousie U

Generous support from the Donald R. Sobey Foundation has enabled   Dalhousie University to launch the first ever international Restorative Research, Innovation & Education Lab (RRIELab). And the RRIELab now has a fully funded Chair in Professor Jennifer Llewellyn, a distinguished global leader in restorative justice.  “On behalf of our entire Dalhousie community, I would like...

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NSCC Pictou Campus to celebrate graduates during convocation

NSCC’s Pictou Campus will celebrate approximately 280 graduates during a convocation ceremony on June 13 at 10 a.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The ceremony is one of 21 convocation celebrations taking place across the province to mark the achievements of more than 4,500 NSCC graduates.  All convocation ceremonies will be live-streamed and will be available...

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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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