National Day for Truth and Reconciliation | A day to remember

A day for Truth, Reconciliation, Remembrance, and Respect. September 30th is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day that coincides with Orange Shirt Day. The day honours the children who never returned home and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities, and offers a chance for us to listen, reflect,…

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Building a Better Community Initiative Progress Report | 2021

Navigating adversity through acts of service. Another year gone, another 12 months of living in and being of service to this incredible city. It’s been tough for everyone, there’s no denying that, but through all of the chaos and challenges these past 24 months have brought to our door, the kindhearted nature of Calgarians has…

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Leading the Way – Cathleen’s Success Story

Celebrating the success of one of our leaders, Cathleen Peter-Swart. We are extremely proud to share this impactful piece by Jim Timlick for the 2021 Constructor magazine by the Calgary Construction Association highlighting a few of the many women leaders in our industry. Cathleen has been a steadfast team member and natural leader since joining…

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Karen Climbs for Kids | in support of Stawowski McGill

Karen Climbs for Kids When we see one of our business partners doing something so amazing, we get very excited, and we want to shout it from the mountain tops so that everyone knows about it! On July 23rd, 2021, Karen Knowlton of Stawowski McGill will stand atop the summit of Mount Athabasca (3,491m) in Jasper…

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The Jesena Andoney Memorial Award

Honoring our earth angel, Jesena. On May 18, 2019, our earth angel, Jesena Andoney, got her wings. Although she is no longer with us in person, we all wanted to find a meaningful and enduring way to have her spirit live on. Over the last year or so, we have received many thoughtful suggestions about…

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Building a Better Community Initiative Progress Report | 2020

“Ain’t nothin’ gonna break our stride, no COVID gonna slow us down, oh no…We got to keep on movin’!” Unprecedented times call for unprecedented efforts. We all make sacrifices for the ones we love, and this past year has shown us all just how much we truly care about our community and the health and…

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Westcor honoured with national Community Leader award from the CCA

It is our distinct pleasure to share that Westcor has been honoured by the Canadian Construction Association with the coveted Community Leader Award of Excellence. Our team is beyond thrilled to be recognized with this national award highlighting 18 years of being of service to our community and our Building a Better Community, a Westcor…

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Building a Better Community Progress Report

Our 15th anniversary year has been inspiring and fulfilling. To celebrate our milestone, we committed to be part of 15 service initiatives to build a better community and challenge our industry partners to do the same.  Since September 2018 we have completed 11 acts of community kindness and look forward to 4 more to round out…

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Building a better Community | May Initiative | In support of the Calgary Society for Persons with Disabilities

The Calgary Society for Persons with Disabilities (CSPD) makes it their mission to provide support to adults with developmental disabilities to reach their greatest potential through quality residential services and community access. At the CSPD, it’s more than just providing services; it’s creating a family. Persons with disabilities are paired up with friends and caregivers…

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How lean construction benefits our clients

Back in November, we published a blog entitled Adding value through Lean construction, which focused on the evolution of our industry and the steps we at Westcor are taking to not only adapt but be at the forefront of said evolution. We spoke on the inevitability of change, how the term ‘waste’ far outreaches its…

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