Feb 18, 2020
Qualico's Acts of Kindness campaign has reached the milestone of delivering 250 different $1,000 donations to local charities and not-for-profits in the communities we serve and operate in. Through the Acts of Kindness program run each year, Employees are invited to submit an application to award a $1,000 donation to a charity of their choice.
Feb 4, 2020
CONTINUING TO PROVIDE A HIGHER EDUCATION WITH THE EXPANSION OF SAIT'S TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX – A LOOK BACK AT THE IMPACT OF QUALICO'S SUPPORT
Calgary, AB – For over 100 years, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary has offered applied education focused on hands-on learning, research, and collaboration with industry partners. In 2010, Qualico helped SAIT create the Trades and Technology Complex. Along with nine other homebuilders in the region, Qualico provided a $1-million donation towards the new complex. The donation, made almost 10 years ago, is still affecting students daily, as it allowed for the growth required to increase the number of students attending the institute.
Jan 20, 2020
Every year, Qualico employees are encouraged to volunteer and make an impact in their communities through the company's Volunteer Day initiative. With our Qualico Volunteer Day program, each employee can take a workday to volunteer towards a cause that is meaningful to them.
Jan 13, 2020
STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART – PACESETTER HOMES REGINA SUPPORTS CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES WITH ITS SECOND ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE
Regina, SK – For cancer patients, transplant recipients, car-crash victims, and many more, a blood transfusion can mean the difference between life and death. The need is constant. With the goal of helping many Canadians in need of this vital service, Pacesetter Homes Regina coordinated a blood drive for staff and trades partners at the end of November.
Jan 9, 2020
Winnipeg, MB – For the sixth year in a row, Qualico ran its annual charity parking lot ball hockey tournament, with a record-high $10,800 being raised for CancerCare Manitoba and KidSport Winnipeg. The fun and lively tournament took place in October and November over a series of four weeks in frosty Winnipeg. A total of 75 Qualico employees from different business units made up eight die-hard teams, each playing a series of round robin games over workday lunch hours.
Dec 17, 2019
Churchill, MB – The Polar Bears International House officially opened on November 3, 2019, thanks to the generous support of Qualico and other donors. The facility is a cutting-edge interpretive centre located in Churchill, Manitoba that will help educate visitors about polar bears and the Arctic sea ice the animals depend on.
Dec 12, 2019
Winnipeg, MB – Brent Delmage of Delmage Construction has been a customer and supporter of Star Building Materials Winnipeg for 30 years, and has developed close relationships with many Star Building Materials employees during that time. He would frequently bring his young granddaughter, Sophie, along on trips to pick up materials for his next job, and the two made quite an impression on the Star Building Materials’ team.
Dec 5, 2019
SUPPORTING THE RENOVATION OF MAIN STREET PROJECT’S NEW BUILDING – A LOOK AT THE IMPACT OF QUALICO'S DONATION
Winnipeg, MB – Each day in Winnipeg, the city’s most vulnerable populations can struggle to access basic things like food, clothing, and shelter. Main Street Project, a local non-profit organization, aims to provide a range of services to these residents, including emergency shelter and nutrition services, drug and alcohol detoxification, health advocacy and support, and counselling and housing support services.
Dec 3, 2019
Winnipeg, MB – On November 12, Qualico Clockwork Angels hopped back on the bike for the Sun Life Ride to defeat diabetes in support of JDRF. This year, Qualico sent two teams to take part in the stationary cycling fundraiser held at the Shark Club Sports Bar in downtown Winnipeg. The Qualico Pedal Pushers joined in and together the two teams raised $3,150 for juvenile diabetes research.
Nov 29, 2019
SUPPORTING THE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT EXPANSION IN LANGLEY – A LOOK AT THE IMPACT OF QUALICO'S DONATION
Langley, BC – The city of Langley is a growing community with shifting demographics. Young families are increasingly moving to the area, and long-term residents of the community are aging – changes that have meant additional pressure for the Langley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department. The hospital’s emergency department was originally built to accommodate around 25,000 visits per year.
Nov 18, 2019
Calgary, AB – Students in Calgary looking for a unique, hands-on post-secondary education experience can choose from more than 100 career programs at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). The polytechnic college is the third largest post-secondary institution in Alberta and provides students with state-of-the-art labs and classrooms, experience working with real-world equipment, and an opportunity to work in close collaboration with industry professionals.
Nov 1, 2019
Calgary, AB – Ride through the Rockies took place August 23-25, 2019, raising funds and heart rates with a grueling cycling trek – all in the name of helping Habitat for Humanity. In total, $115,330 was raised for Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta.
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