Monthly Archives: October 2018

1st tiny home village for homeless veterans in Canada to open in Calgary next year

275-square-foot houses are a joint effort by ATCO, Homes for Heroes Foundation and the Mustard Seed275-square-foot houses are a joint effort by ATCO, Homes for Heroes Foundation and the Mustard Seed ATCO showed off the first of the tiny homes the company is building for the Homes for Heroes Foundation in Calgary to help military veterans who have struggled with homelessness. The houses are only 275 square feet, but they're fully equipped with a kitchen, a three-piece bathroom and a living room that doubles as a bedroom with a Murphy-bed. ATCO CEO Nancy Southern says the tiny homes will give Continue reading →

Tiny homes to provide homeless vets ‘a sense of community’

Military veterans without a home will soon be receiving reinforcements.Military veterans without a home will soon be receiving reinforcements. A community of 15 tiny homes fabricated by Calgary’s ATCO industries is being eyed for a site in Forest Lawn next year. On Monday, proponents of the mission unveiled two of the first 275 square-foot homes that’ll bear the names of fallen Canadian soldiers. “Our tiny homes will provide our homeless veterans with a sense of privacy, a sense of community,” said ATCO CEO Nancy Southern. Just as importantly, she said, the community will include Continue reading →

Learn more about Homes for Heroes foundation

Wed, Oct 10: Dave Howard joins Global News Morning Calgary to discuss the Home For Heroes Foundation and re-integrating military veterans into civilian life.Wed, Oct 10: Dave Howard joins Global News Morning Calgary to discuss the Home For Heroes Foundation and re-integrating military veterans into civilian life.