Our history

On March 6, 2003, the Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation presented $15 million, which was then the largest one-time donation, to Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary.

The Memorandum of Understanding, formally establishing the Institute, was signed by the University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, and the Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation on January 27, 2004.

Mona and Alvin Libin

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta was made possible through the generation donation of founding donors Mona and Alvin Libin.

History Book

Hearts, Minds & Vision: Roots of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta by D. George Wyse, J. Robert Lampard, Barbara Kermode-Scott and Al-Karim Walli is a written history of the institute.