Avie Bennett was born on January 2, 1928, and died on June 2, 2017.
He was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist.
Bennett was the founder of First Plazas, a real estate development company that built retail strip centers in Canada.
He also served as the tenth Chancellor of York University.
During 1986, Bennett acquired the Canadian publishing company, McClelland & Stewart Inc.
Avie Bennett passed away at 89 years old.