Nicholson donates Bauer Tour to philanthropists

A group of Canadian philanthropists enjoyed a beautiful day of cycling in Niagara wine country last month, courtesy of a donation by Peter Nicholson, the President of WCPD Inc and the WCPD Foundation.

niagara2At the cycling group’s helm was Steve Bauer, a legendary figure in the sport, who is the only Canadian to ever win an Olympic medal in road racing.
Nicholson purchased the Steve Bauer Bike Tour in Niagara last year as part of the Ride for Exuma, an annual event in the Bahamas, which raises money for those in need on the island.

After a tour of the region, the group had lunch at the Redstone Winery, where Nicholson spoke about both his work in Exuma and the philanthropic tax planning strategies for high-end donors at WCPD Inc.

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Peter Nicholson, left, the President of WCPD Inc. and WCPD Foundation, speaks to Canadian philanthropists and cyclists about how they can give more to their favourite charities.

Many of those in attendance were from Les Domestiques, a charitable organization of cyclists that has raised millions of various causes in Canada.

WCPD takes swing at global poverty

On August 22, WCPD Inc. proudly participated in the 2016 World Partnership Golf Tournament in support of Aga Khan Foundation Canada.

As the only national golf event dedicated to fighting poverty in Asia and Africa, the WCPD team was proud to hit the links and help raise money for this worthwhile cause. Golfers enjoyed perfect weather at Camelot Golf & Country Club, Ottawa and raised $130,000 for the charity.

Peter Nicholson, the President of WCPD Inc. and the WCPD Foundation, was also pleased to donate a free week at Grand Isle Resort in Exuma, Bahamas, as part of the event’s auction.

World Partnership Golf, held across seven cities in Canada, has raised more than $11 million for the developing world since its inception in 2000.

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From left: Leonard Farber, Senior Advisor of Rose Norton Fulbright ; Bruce Naganold, Director of Business Development at Welch LLP ; Peter Nicholson, President of WCPD Inc. and WCPD Foundation ; Nick Lepore, Financial Assistant at WCPD Inc.

For more information on the tournament and the Aga Khan Foundation, you can visit their website here. www.worldpartnershipgolf.com