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Building a better Community | A Day at Bow View Manor

By Westcor | Feb 4, 2019

On Monday, January 28th, a team of 25 Westcor team members and business partner volunteers spent the afternoon at Calgary’s Bow View Manor preparing for and partaking in a karaoke dance party for nearly 100 Bow View residents, staff, and family members. The event was implemented in support of the Brenda Strafford Foundation as part…

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The coldest night of the year: In Support of The Mustard Seed

By Westcor | Feb 1, 2019

We all know that winter in Calgary can be brutal. Nobody likes shivering in their car on the way to work while the heater warms up and the windows defrost. Sometimes, it’s hard to remember that many Calgarians don’t have a job to go to, or cars, or heaters. Imagine if it was just you,…

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A day at Bow View Manor: In support of the Brenda Strafford Foundation

By Westcor | Jan 2, 2019

For the past few months, our community initiatives focused on what we can do, help with, or give to lend our support and build our community. It is too often forgotten that sometimes, the best thing you can give is a genuine human connection…

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Our December Community Initiative: Supporting the Calgary Drop-In Centre

By Westcor | Dec 1, 2018

As the calendar draws into December, visions of holiday celebrations with loved ones, friends and colleagues start to fill our minds and schedules. We will all begin planning out the amazing meals we will share in the warmth of our homes, anticipate waking up Christmas morning to see the excitement in our children’s eyes as…

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Adding Value Through Lean Construction

By Westcor | Nov 7, 2018

As our industry continues to evolve, four things are becoming clear: change is a constant — being agile and adaptable is critical for us to add value to the customer; “waste” is much more than its current definition — it’s an opportunity to notice and correct inefficiencies which disrupt the flow of value to the…

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This Month’s Initiative: Samaritan’s Purse: Operation Christmas Child

By Westcor | Nov 2, 2018

Following another successful community initiative during the month of October (Men’s clothing and hygiene pack drive for the Drop-In Centre) we are excited to announce that we are partnering with Samaritan’s Purse to support their highly reputed program, Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child began in 1990 when Dave and Jill Cooke of Wales were…

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