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Mr. David A. Asper

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Chair

Phone: (204) ***-****  HQ Phone
The Asper Foundation
1504-201 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg , Manitoba R3B 3K6
Canada

Company Description: One of the major initiatives of The Asper Foundation is its Human Rights and Holocaust Studies Program. The program objectives are to promote respect for others and...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts
    University of Manitoba
  • Master's Degree of Law
    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Law
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Our Donor
www.aspercentre.ca, 9 Feb 2015 [cached]
David Asper is a lawyer, business-person, philanthropist and recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his community service. Starting his career as a lawyer Mr. Asper focused primarily on criminal defense litigation and successfully represented David Milgaard in overturning one of Canada's most notorious wrongful conviction cases.
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In philanthropy and public service, Asper is Chair of The Asper Foundation, which is one of Canada's largest private charities. He is also Vice Chair of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football Club, member of the Board of the Pan Am Clinic Foundation and co-Chair of the 2015 CFL Grey Cup Festival Committee. Through his philanthropy Asper provided the lead gift to establish the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at the University of Toronto. He has also established major endowments at the University of Manitoba, United Way and the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba where he actively supports the Jewish Child and Family Services Helping Hand Initiative. For several years Asper successfully led the community effort to construct a new football stadium in Winnipeg, now known as Investors Group Field. Past community involvement includes President of the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Chairman of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Vice Chair of the Canadian Football League Board of Governors, Co-Chair of the 2006 Winnipeg Grey Cup Festival, Governor and Vice Chair at St. John's Ravenscourt School, member of the University of Toronto Governing Council, member of the Board of the Canadian Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre. Asper has been recognized with the Arbour Award from the University of Toronto, Consumers Choice Winnipeg Businessman of the Year, CFL Commissioners Special Award and the Award of Distinction from Destination Winnipeg.
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David Asper, Chair and Trustee on March 2nd, 2014
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www.amenityhealthcare.com, 23 Feb 2015 [cached]
David Asper - Chairman David Asper is a lawyer, business-person, philanthropist and recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his community service. Starting his career as a lawyer, Mr. Asper focused primarily on criminal defense litigation and successfully represented David Milgaard in overturning one of Canada's most notorious wrongful conviction cases.
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www.bluebombers.com, 11 Nov 2014 [cached]
David Asper, Vice-Chair David Asper was elected to the WFC in 2011 and appointed Vice-Chair in April 2013. He currently serves as the club's alternate CFL Governor and is a member of the CFL Governors' Expansion Committee. David is a lawyer, business person, philanthropist and educator. He is Chair of the Asper Foundation, Co-Founder and Chair of Amenity Healthcare, Ltd., Director of Cubresa Inc. and Arterial Stiffness Inc. He was recently appointed as Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Law at Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
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