Victor Dahdaleh Foundation makes C$15 million gift to StFX’s new Institute for Innovation in Health

A new institute at StFX targeted at promoting healthy populations in rural Nova Scotia has received a $15 million gift from Dr. Victor and Mona Dahdaleh, through the Victor Dahdaleh Foundation. 

The gift will be used to help create the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Hall, which will house the Victor and Mona Dahdaleh Institute for Innovation in Health, a much-anticipated incubator for health research on the StFX campus expected to be transformational for the region and beyond. It is the largest single private donation in StFX’s history. 

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