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Reliance Properties donates $7 Million to Emily Carr

  

Reliance Properties is proud launch the Emily Carr Big Idea Capital Campaign with the largest ever private donation to an arts university in Canada.

The funds will help to build the Reliance Lecture Theatre and the Libby Leshgold gallery at the new Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus.

The gift is a testament to Reliance Properties' belief that creativity is one of our most valuable resources, and that it plays a vital role in envisioning and creating a more equitable and livable urban experience.

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Unparalleled Donation launches funding drive for Emily Carr's New Campus

The Globe and Mail
May 02, 2014

Emily Carr University of Art and Design launched its capital campaign for the planned Great Northern Way campus on Friday with a $7-million donation – the largest private donation of its kind in this country, according to the university. Read More

The Globe and Mail

  

Vancouver developer donates $7 million to new Emily Carr University

The Vancouver Sun
May 02, 2014

Vancouver real estate developer Reliance Properties is donating $7 million to Emily Carr University of Art and Design, to launch the school’s capital campaign for its new campus. Read More

The Vancouver Sun

  

Vancouver developer donates $7M for theatre, gallery at new Emily Carr campus

The Vancouver Province

May 02 2014

Vancouver real estate developer Reliance Properties is donating $7 million to Emily Carr University of Art and Design, to launch the school’s capital campaign for its new campus.

This donation is the largest ever made to an arts-only university in Canada, said Emily Carr president and vice-chancellor Ron Burnett. Read More

The Vancouver Province

  

Emily Carr receives $7 million donation

Vancouver Courier

May 02, 2014

Reliance Properties announced a $7-million donation towards Emily Carr University, which is the largest donation Emily Carr University ever received. The money will help build the Libby Leshgold Gallery and the Reliance Lecture Theatre at Emily Carr’s new Great Northern Way campus. Read More

The Vancouver Courier

  

Emily Carr closes funding gap for new campus with $7-million donation

Business in Vancouver

May 02, 2014

The largest donation in Emily Carr University's history will go toward filling a $20-million funding gap in the construction of the art school's new campus in east Vancouver.

Real estate developer Reliance Properties gifted the school with $7 million on May 2, launching a $25-million capital campaign that ECU hopes will fund the building of facilities at the Great Northern Way campus. Read More

Business In Vancouver

  

Emily Carr gets $7 million gift from Vancouver developer

WE Vancouver

May 02, 2014

The Emily Carr University of Art and Design is the lucky recipient of a $7 million donation from Vancouver real estate developer Reliance Properties, it was announced Friday.

The gift is the largest financial donation ever given to Emily Carr University, and is the single largest donation ever made to an arts-only university in Canada. Read More

WE Vancouver

  

Emily Carr University launches fundraising campaign with $7-million donation from Vancouver developer

Georgia Straight

May 02, 2014

Emily Carr University of Art + Design announced that it has received the largest monetary gift given ever to an arts university in Canada. Read More

Georgia Straight

  

ECUAD receives $7-million gift to kick off Big Idea funding drive

Academica Group

A Vancouver developer has donated $7 million to Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Reliance Properties’ gift, the largest ever given to an arts-only university in Canada, will help build the Libby Leshgold Gallery and Reliance Lecture Theatre at ECUAD’s new Great Northern Way campus. Read More

Academica Group

  

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Watch the Reliance / Emily Carr Big Idea Campaign video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT6dnuUSDFQ&feature=youtu.be

BC Business Feature

January, 2013

Reliance Properties was recently featured in BC Business Magazine for it's contribution to the Vancouver urban landscape. The most recent awards include the Urban Development Institute 2012 Award of Excellence for Best Urban Highrise for West Pender Place in Coal Harbour and Best Affordable Housing for Burns Block at 18 West Hastings.