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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.
Homeownership

It's National Housing Day

Decent housing is one of the most basic needs we have. It’s a stable foundation on which families can build stronger futures for themselves and their children.
Brianne taking her son Brayden down the wheelchair ramp on their Habitat home.
Homeownership

A safe and accessible Habitat home for Brianne and her son

Brianne’s son Brayden was born with a rare genetic disorder. As he grew, Brianne realized caring for him in their rented four-level back split would become increasingly difficult and dangerous.
Habitat Vietnam homeowners Trang and Van stand in their partially constructed Habitat home.
International Build

Habitat for Humanity’s Big Build: Changing lives in Canada and Vietnam

Stepping through the doorway of Võ Minh Trung’s house, volunteer Janet Joy Wilson immediately knew it was unlike any family home she’d ever toured.
International Build

President Carter selects Habitat Canada's Terry Petkau as his house leader

For the fourth year in a row, Habitat Canada’s Terry Petkau was hand-picked by President Jimmy Carter to be his House Leader on Habitat for Humanity’s Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
Homeownership

Laura and Shane's Habitat home is helping better their lives

Sky-high hydro bills and mold in their rental home meant getting ahead, and owning a home, were out of reach. But partnering with Habitat has enabled this family to pursue new directions.
Volunteers

Making volunteering for Habitat for Humanity a family affair: Stephen

Stephen has volunteered over 640 hours helping build his daughter's Habitat home, and others, on a planned 19-lot development on Neyaashiinigmiing Aboriginal Reserve.