Champion of the Arts

Robert’s support, leadership and philanthropy in the worlds of theatre, symphonic music, and visual arts, are well respected throughout Alberta.


Among many other investments, in 2013 City Lumber made a significant contribution toward CKUA Radio’s Capital Campaign, helping them reach 76 per cent of their $20-million fundraising goal.  Additionally, Robert ensures City Lumber supports the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Francis Winspear Centre for Music. City Lumber is proud to support the It All stARTS with Me program, an excellent example of Robert’s passion for these organizations.