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Supporting health research comes naturally to Carlo Fidani
It's in his
"My grandfather was a benevolent man" says Mr. Fidani, Chair and CEO of the Orlando Corporation, one of the oldest and most successful construction and real estate development companies in Canada. "Even in the Depression, when we he didn't have much, he found ways to help people."
father, Orey Fidani, inherited the generosity gene and "felt that investing in health care was something he
could do to help the most people.
passed the character trait along to Carlo
, who has taken things to new heights.
In 2011, responding to the shortage of doctors in Ontario, Mr. Fidani
contributed $10 million toward the University of Toronto's
Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences Complex to train more students to become MDs.
has also made major donations to advance cancer and mental health research and treatment.
supports theCanadian Stem Cell Strategy & Action Plan, "because the promise of stem cells is massive.
T&M Leadership Circle - Canadian Stem Cell Foundation
Chair, Orlando Corporation
Carlo Fidani, the ...
Carlo Fidani, the ninth-richest Canadian and Chairman of construction firm Orlando Corporation, joins BNN at 12:20 p.m. ET to discuss why he's compelled to donate to mental health initiatives, including a $5 million donation to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
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Since Canadian racing legend Ron Fellows ...
Since Canadian racing legend Ron Fellows and partner Carlo Fidani, president of commercial real estate developer Orlando Corporation, purchased the track from Atlanta-based Panoz Motor Sports Group in June 2011, improvements to the 52 year-old circuit have been coming fast and thick.
From improved roads and spectator viewing areas, to a new access tunnel, two new pedestrian bridges and a massive new administration building and event centre - all of which have been built since the fall of 2011 - Fellows and Fidani
, in partnership with Canadian Tire, have wasted little time in sprucing things up.
"With my partner Carlo Fidani and his commercial real estate development business, he has a great vision for Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, and obviously with the relationship that Canadian Tire has with NASCAR in Canada and the relationship they now have with us, it was hugely helpful in securing the date."
Whenever we go into a relationship it's important to understand all elements and the way Carlo laid out his vision it was significant to the conversation," said Jim Cassidy, NASCAR's Managing Director of Racing Operations tells PRN Ignition in an interview.