Opportunities for Aboriginal Students

The Aboriginal Education Student Services initiative began in 2011 to provide services to Aboriginal students to improve access to post-secondary education, support academic success, assist First Nation students in developing valuable life-skills during their studies, and create opportunities for success after graduation.

Transformational Innovations in Medicine

Since 2012, the Harrison McCain Foundation has supported various projects, including the purchase of cardiac care, neurosurgery and genome sequencing equipment, and toward expansion of the Ambulatory Clinic.

Breaking the Poverty Cycle

BCAPI is a charitable organization dedicated to ending generational poverty in Saint John. In 2018, the Harrison McCain Foundation made a major three-year commitment to support When Children Succeed, an initiative that aims to close poverty’s education gap.

The Pinnacle of Cancer Care

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups, 26 specialty clinics and more than 3,000 staff who oversee 400,000 patient visits every year. In 2018, the Harrison McCain Foundation made a pledge to support the Harrison McCain Radiation Training Program for Atlantic Canadian oncologists.

Building Future Leaders

Dropping out of school creates an achievement gap that can negatively affect youth and their families for the rest of their lives. Pathways to Education is breaking the cycle of poverty through education.

Supporting Post-Secondary Education on PEI

Since 2008, the Harrison McCain Foundation has supported Holland College with scholarships, Harrison McCain Bursaries, the Harrison McCain Aboriginal Bursaries and support.

A Community of Caring

L’Arche Homefires is a community of five homes in Wolfville that demonstrates respect for all people, whatever their physical, mental and social abilities, by doing things with rather than for them.