The St. Boniface Hospital will receive a $1 million donation this morning in support of cardiac research and education at the hospital and at the University of Manitoba.
The private donor will be named and thanked during a brief reception at the I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute.
The donation is being coordinated through the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation, which helps fund health research and patient care taking place at the hospital.
Representatives from the hospital, foundation, the University of Manitoba and the WRHA will be on hand for the announcement.
UPDATE: Conrad Wyrzykowski and his family donated $1 million to establish the Evelyn Wyrzykowski Family Research Chair in Cardiology Endowment Fund.