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Nov 22, 2017, 18:08 ET National Housing Strategy builds a solid foundation to provide more safe and affordable homes for Canadians

TORONTO, Nov. 22. 2017 /CNW/ - The release of a National Housing Strategy this afternoon represents a significant step forward for the federal government in beginning to address the affordable...


Nov 22, 2017, 10:49 ET Need a Source? How Habitat for Humanity Canada's model of affordable homeownership should be an important part of a national housing strategy

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Recent data released by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation shows that 1.7 million Canadian households were in core housing need, an increase of 130,000...


Oct 30, 2017, 11:23 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Habitat for Humanity Canada and Cowan Insurance Group launch Every Youth Initiative

Youth develop valuable trade skills building with local Habitats PETERBOROUGH, ON, Oct. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - What: Local youth will be building on a Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region...


Jul 31, 2017, 17:49 ET Curve Lake First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Celebrate Maawandoonan - Coming Together in Partnership

CURVE LAKE, ON, July 31, 2017 /CNW/ - A crowd of more than 180 attendees came together at the Curve Lake Community Centre to learn about details of a new partnership that will bring affordable...


Jul 10, 2017, 14:02 ET Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter help build 150 homes across Canada with Habitat for Humanity

EDMONTON, July 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Thousands of volunteers are joining Habitat for Humanity's 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada to build 150 homes in celebration of Canada's 150th...


Jul 07, 2017, 12:36 ET Media Advisory - President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter build new homes in Winnipeg with Habitat for Humanity

WINNIPEG, July 7, 2017 /CNW/ - What: Habitat for Humanity's 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place July 9–14 in cities across Canada, building 150 homes in celebration of Canada's...


Jun 28, 2017, 09:33 ET Need a Source?

Housing affordability: persistent social crisis flying under the radar TORONTO, June 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Real estate news coverage in Vancouver and Toronto/GTA has made housing affordability a dinner...


Jun 20, 2017, 10:17 ET Nine out of ten Canadians believe we need affordable housing solutions

TORONTO, June 20, 2017 /CNW/ - A majority of Canadians have made it clear: we are not paying enough attention to affordable housing needs and solutions, according to a new Habitat for Humanity...


Jun 08, 2017, 13:30 ET Allegion Canada to support Habitat for Humanity's 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project

Allegion Canada will be part of Habitat for Humanity Canada's largest build project to date – the 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, which will be taking place in every province and territory ...


Mar 22, 2017, 19:30 ET Habitat for Humanity Canada applauds the government on historic investments in affordable housing

TORONTO, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Habitat for Humanity Canada is applauding the government for making historic investments in affordable housing. Today's federal budget provides the necessary fuel to...


Jan 31, 2017, 10:00 ET Habitat home is the first house to be built on Tobique First Nation in 13 years

FREDERICTON, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - A collaborative effort between Tobique First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Fredericton, the two groups are working together to demonstrate that Habitat's model of ...


Jan 24, 2017, 10:44 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Habitat home first house to be built on Tobique First Nation in 13 years

Indigenous family will receive keys to their new home FREDERICTON, Jan. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - WHAT: Following a dedication ceremony, new Habitat homeowners Phil and Amanda, along with their two children,...


Nov 22, 2016, 07:00 ET 735,000 Canadian children live in unsafe housing

Habitat for Humanity Canada marks National Housing Day TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Why does housing matter? Because too many children spend their life living in unsafe, inadequate and often...


Oct 26, 2016, 08:45 ET Habitat for Humanity Canada one of Canada's Safest Employers

TORONTO, October 26 /CNW/ - In recognition of Habitat for Humanity Canada's commitment to safety, Canadian Occupational Safety awarded Habitat Canada with Silver in its sixth annual Canada's Safest...


Oct 17, 2016, 08:30 ET Swiffer helping celebrate 25 years of Habitat for Humanity's ReStore

$1 being donated with every transaction at Habitat's ReStores until the end of the month TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Swiffer is helping mark 25 years of Habitat for Humanity's ReStore by donating...


Oct 03, 2016, 13:00 ET Habitat for Humanity Canada to undertake biggest build project ever

Habitat's 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project to build 150 homes over 6 days in 2017 TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Habitat for Humanity Canada is marking today – World Habitat Day – by...


Oct 03, 2016, 08:00 ET Habitat for Humanity Canada to undertake biggest build project ever

Habitat's 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project to build 150 homes over 6 days in 2017 TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Habitat for Humanity Canada is marking today – World Habitat Day – by...


Jul 28, 2016, 14:31 ET Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on Warsaw Project with Royal Patrons, Peter & Autumn Phillips

WARSAW, ON, July 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region (HFHPKR) launched construction of its 27th build project at a ground breaking ceremony today. The celebration...


Jul 11, 2016, 09:00 ET SFI and Habitat for Humanity Help Young Indigenous Family in Winnipeg Become Homeowners

SFI's partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada and its Indigenous Housing Program is tackling housing challenges facing Indigenous people across Canada one home at a time. Kyle and Sasha, parents ...


Jun 24, 2016, 16:00 ET Flying Dust Elders move in to historic on-reserve build

Project creates opportunities with "Kikinaw" Lodge MEADOW LAKE, SK, June 24, 2016 /CNW/ - The Flying Dust First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Canada are celebrating the completion of the Kikinaw...


Apr 11, 2016, 09:55 ET Habitat welcomes 15,000th Global Village Volunteer!

TORONTO, April 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Habitat for Humanity Canada is proud to welcome its 15,000th Global Village volunteer, 15-year-old Meredith Burnett from Ottawa. Meredith joined her classmates from...


Mar 22, 2016, 17:16 ET Habitat Canada applauds federal government's commitment to affordable housing

TORONTO, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - In reaction to the federal budget tabled in Ottawa, President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity Canada Mark Rodgers has issued this statement: "We are encouraged to see...


Mar 08, 2016, 11:29 ET Habitat Women Build program promotes the spirit of International Women's Day

TORONTO, March 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Empowerment, achievement and ambition – Habitat for Humanity Canada's Women Build and International Women's Day share values that build the foundation for a successful...


Jan 21, 2016, 18:09 ET Habitat for Humanity Canada builds life sized MEGA BLOKS house to help Canadian families

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Habitat for Humanity Canada has partnered with Cossette, MEGA BLOKS, and the Interior Design Show to build a life sized home made entirely out of MEGA BLOKS. As the...


Jun 19, 2015, 11:00 ET Historic All Chiefs Build at Flying Dust First Nation

Marks Habitat for Humanity Canada's First Project On-Reserve TORONTO, June 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Flying Dust First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Canada host a special All Chiefs Build today at Flying...