Jim Pattison donates $75M to Vancouver's St. Paul's Hospital Foundation

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison has donated $75 million to the St. Paul's Hospital Foundation in Vancouver.

The St. Paul's Foundation says the donation is the largest by a private citizen to a single medical facility in Canadian history.

“Jim Pattison's gift will help us realize an exceptionally rare opportunity to build a major medical and research centre from the ground up,” foundation CEO Dick Vollet said at the announcement on Tuesday morning.

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