$130 million, "largest monetary gift ever made to a Canadian health-care initiative," pledged by family of telecom titan Ted Rogers for cardiac care.
"[Three] institutions came together to announce the creation of the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research. It will be funded by an unprecedented donation of $130-million from the Rogers family — the largest monetary gift ever made to a Canadian health-care initiative. The donation will be matched with $139-million in additional funds combined from SickKids, UHN and U of T for a total investment of $269-million." -- Stefan Morrone, the National Post