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Wolseley launches Wolseley Canada Indigenous Bursary


October 26, 2021
By Anthony Capkun

October 26, 2021 – Wolseley Canada—a wholesaler of plumbing, HVAC&R, and industrial products—announced the Wolseley Canada Indigenous Bursary to help Indigenous students with funding for post-secondary education.

In partnership with Indspire, Wolseley has donated $25,000, which will be matched by the Government of Canada, for a total of $50,000.

Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. The bursary was launched on September 30, the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation.

“This is an important day to reflect on history, and to consider how we can better support Indigenous communities,” said Sebastien Laforge, president, Wolseley Canada.

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The Wolseley Canada Indigenous Bursary is part of Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards program, and provides funding for individual First Nation, Inuit and Métis students enrolled in full- and part-time studies in college, university, skilled trades, apprenticeships, and technology programs.