Burlington Company Announces the Wolseley Canada Indigenous Bursary

By Staff

October 1st, 2021




Wolseley Canada  announced the Canada Indigenous Bursary, to help Indigenous students across Canada reach their full potential 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.

Sebastien Laforge, President, Wolseley Canada.

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

The Wolseley Canada Indigenous Bursary is part of the Building Brighter Futures program, and provides funding for individual First Nation, Inuit and Metis students enrolled in full and part time studies in college, university, skilled trades, apprenticeships, and technology programs.

For more information about the scholarship, or to apply, visit https://indspire.ca/programs/students/bursaries-scholarships/.

Wolseley Canada is a market leader in the wholesale distribution of plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, waterworks, fire protection, pipes, valves and fittings and industrial products. With its head office in Burlington, Ontario, the company has approximately 2,500 employees and more than 220 locations coast to coast. Wolseley’s team of sales and service specialists, an industry-leading e-business platform, Wolseley Express, and relationships with the best vendors and brands in the business, make Wolseley the professional’s choice across the country.
Wolseley Canada’s parent company, Ferguson plc is the world’s largest trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a leading supplier of building materials. Ferguson plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FERG) and on the FTSE 100 index of listed companies.

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1 comment to Burlington Company Announces the Wolseley Canada Indigenous Bursary

  • Alide Camilleri

    Excellent decision by company. Indspire is a worthy charity that needs wider awareness among the general population. It is one of my favourite charities to which I give regularly.