Habitat for Humanity

Community opposes Habitat for Humanity’s Birchmount plans

On Nov. 7 the community surrounding 357 Birchmount Ave. had an opportunity to meet with the developer, Habitat for Humanity, and city officials to find out what the latest plans are for the site. And what the neighbours heard didn’t sit well. They had a number of concerns, many focused on the one of the issues that plagues the entire city – traffic.

Ladies trade in high heels for work boots

At first glance it’s just another, noisy construction site. But on this particular day, Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” blasts from a stereo as a group of women wearing pink hard hats and tool belts sport work…

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Affordable housing group builds itself a new home

Habitat for Humanity Toronto has just broken ground on construction for one more safe, affordable home – their own. On Tuesday, Neil Hetherington, Habitat Toronto’s CEO, was joined by Mayor David Miller and supporters of the non-profit affordable housing organization to announce construction and unveil the architect’s drawing of their latest project at 155 Bermondsey Rd.