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Congratulations to the winners of our national awards!

Our national awards were announced during our virtual annual general meeting on May 22. Local Habitats won for optimizing operations, collaborating and partnering with others and innovative building.
Habitat  homeowners, Kiley and her husband Adam and their two children holding up a sign which reads, "We did it! 500 hours"
Homeownership

Habitat Vancouver Island North celebrates new homeowners

When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, organizations were forced to adapt. For Habitat Vancouver Island North, that meant finding a way to safely get two families into their newly built duplex.
Habitat ReStore

Local Habitats respond to call for personal protective equipment (PPE) in their communities

Local Habitats have vastly altered their operations for the safety of staff and volunteers. But that hasn’t stopped local Habitats from doing what they do best – giving back to the community.
Habitat ReStore

Local Habitat repurposes ReStore truck for crisis response donations

Earlier in March, Habitat Waterloo Region shut down build site operations and their ReStore. That's when their CEO suggested they try to repurpose their ReStore truck to help out in the community.
International Program

Global Village and the impact of COVID-19

Global Village is Habitat Canada’s short-term international volunteer program, which sees thousands of volunteers build with Habitat across Canada and around the world.
Volunteers

Celebrating our volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week! Congratulations to each and every volunteer for your dedication and commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s work across Canada.
Corporate Partner

For 25 years, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating has been making a difference one family at a time

When it comes to supporting Habitat for Humanity Canada, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) has it down to a science.
Corporate Partner

Giving back is a great way to derive job satisfaction

When Aaron Rathbone was a kid, he enjoyed putting together LEGO sets. Today, he gets to build real houses thanks to his employer’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada.
Homeownership

First comes love, then comes Habitat for Humanity…and a marriage proposal!

During their home dedication, new Habitat homeowner Zakk surprised his girlfriend Ashley with a proposal.