$50M Children’s Hospital donation largest in Sask. history

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison and Premier Brad Wall speak at a news conference to announce Pattison’s $50-million donation to the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan. (Jason Warick/CBC)

By Jason Warick, CBC News, May 30, 2017 

Hospital will be renamed Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

The Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan will be getting a new name following the largest private donation in Saskatchewan history.

The $285-million construction project adjacent to Royal University Hospital will now be known as the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital. Pattison was on hand Tuesday as officials announced his $50-million pledge to support equipment purchases and research.

At a news conference, Pattison was presented with a construction vest and hard hat to symbolize the ongoing work on the hospital.

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