Campaign Progress

Seniors organize toy drive for underprivileged kids

Home is where the heart is and this adage is especially true during the holiday season at Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta (TPFA)’s Peter Coyle Place. At this ... more
RESOLVE's new billboard for the public awareness campaign

8 exciting accomplishments at RESOLVE in 2016

1. Two mortgages were retired We celebrated a #generous #donation today that resulted in a rent decrease for our residents #grateful #yyc more

Home for Christmas

Guillermo is getting pretty excited for Christmas. But the 9-year-old boy who loves Lego and Star Wars has already received the best present he could ask for — a ... more

Aurora on the Park opens

Aurora on the Park opened in November 2016 and will provide fully accessible homes to 25 people experiencing homelessness and addiction. The project was funded ... more

Hundreds of seniors stuck living in hospital without need for hospital care

Right now 500 vulnerable older adults are living in Alberta hospitals rooms according to Dr. Carl Arnheim, Deputy Minister of Health. They don’t require hospital ... more

Providence House opens

Providence House opened in September 2016 and will provide homes to 24 vulnerable women experiencing homelessness. The project was funded by provincial governm... more

First newly constructed RESOLVE project opens

Tenants began moving into Stepping Stone Manor, the first newly constructed RESOLVE project, in July 2016. Owned by Calgary Homeless Foundation and operated by ... more

Grateful tenant makes a gift to RESOLVE

From our 2015-2016 Report to Community. John (pictured left) had a number of setbacks – including polio at age 14 and a plane crash at 28 that severely damaged ... more

Media partners donate advertising space

From our 2015-2016 Report to Community. A combined $1.6 million in advertising donated by our media partners – including $1 million from The Jim Pattison ... more

Community foundation gives stamp of approval with $4 million

From our 2015-2016 Report to Community. When almost half of Albertans say they would be in financial trouble if their paycheque was delayed just one week, there ... more

Four friends team up to build homes for people with limited mobility

From our 2015-2016 Report to Community. Bob Harris of Centron Group of Companies, also a builder, saw a gap in Calgary’s housing – the lack of homes that are ... more

Visionary homebuilders win Philanthropic Group Award

From our 2015-2016 Report to Community. In the business world they are competitors. But in the homeless sector they have come together as our greatest champion... more

Influential leaders join the RESOLVE Cabinet

From our 2015-2016 Report to Community. Years ago Cindy Rutherford, past Vice-President of Aboriginal Relations and Land at Progress Energy, was fascinated by a story she read. more

Accessible Housing's Inclusio breaks ground

Inclusio, Accessible Housing's RESOLVE project, broke ground on September 8, 2016. This new affordable and accessible home for 45 Calgarians with limited ... more

The Prelude in Radisson Heights breaks ground

RESOLVE, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) and Shane Homes celebrated the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing project on May 18, 2016. The Prelude in ... more

Two mortgages retired thanks to generous donors

Two mortgage retirement projects in the RESOLVE Campaign have been paid off! An anonymous donor at Calgary Foundation was inspired to equally match the Foundat... more

Thirty years of homelessness chronicled by senior who finally found his way home

He spent 30 years without a home. He was tired, sad and lonely. He had lost the use of his right hand in a violent incident and became addicted to his pain ... more

Senior overcomes disabling stroke to find hope in a home

And then, one day, in her mid-50s, she woke up in a hospital bed. She had had a brain aneurysm. Then, on the operating table, she had a stroke. Her fingers ... more

Affordable and supported housing is vital

Calgary Foundation's 2015 Vital Signs report listed improving the affordability of rental housing as one of the top citizen priorities. In light of this priority, ... more
Calgary Homebuilders

Calgary homebuilders lead the way

It’s fitting that companies that build thousands of new homes in Calgary every year are coming together to build a few more. A growing list of Calgary homebuilders more

TD Bank Group announces "Leadership" gift to RESOLVE

New affordable housing options to assist vulnerable individuals and families will be available in Calgary thanks to TD Bank Group’s "Leadership" level gift to the ... more

Shaw Communications helps create awareness for vulnerable Calgarians

Shaw Communications Inc. is proud to support RESOLVE by spreading the message about the need for more affordable and supported rental housing for the homeless and vulnerable in Calgary. more

1010 Centre is “launch pad to a brighter future”

“I was sick and tired of being sick and tired,” he remembers. “The people I care about were fed up with me and I wanted them back in my life.” Kenny ... more

National Chief Perry Bellegarde on indigenous poverty

The gap must be closed.That was one of the messages heard at National Chief Perry Bellegarde’s address to Calgary’s business community on July 22. more

Field Law Invests in Community

Field Law LLP announced a "Steward" level gift to the RESOLVE Campaign at its annual Field Law Stampede Kickoff event on July 2, 2015 . Field Law’s donation is ... more

Our Partners recognized with rental association awards

Two RESOLVE Partners, Accessible Housing and Horizon Housing Society, were recognized with a total of four awards at the Calgary Residential Rental Association’s ... more

Yarn-bombing is a warm welcome for future tenants of new RESOLVE buildings

RESOLVE, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), Morrison Homes and StreetSide Developments: A Qualico Company celebrated the kickoff of two new affordable housing ... more

In It Together

Sheryl Barlage, Executive Director of RESOLVE, discussed how the economic downturn affects affordable housing for In It Together. In light of the negativity ... more

RBC announces "Visionary" level gift to RESOLVE designated to Horizon Housing Society

New affordable housing options to assist vulnerable individuals and families will be available in Calgary thanks to the Royal Bank of Canada’s "Visionary" level ... more

Making communities safer with affordable and supported housing

Tom (name changed for confidentiality) didn’t have the opportunity to learn these skills until the age of 42. Tom spent his childhood enduring unthinkable ... more

Importance of affordable and supported homes for seniors backed by building manager

Michelle Graefer, a building manager for Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta (TPFA), believes in respecting and protecting Calgary’s aging population. “Yes, ... more

Building Managers at Horizon Housing help tenants feel at home

He is also a friend. “I’ve gotten to know the people here and their routines,” Kennedy says. “Sometimes they’ll come into my office to talk when ... more

Gabriel Chen awarded as legal advocate for Calgary’s homeless

Legal issues and homelessness often contribute to each other in a vicious cycle, making it crucial to address them together. No one understands this better ... more

Osler and RESOLVE working together for a brighter future

Recent and dramatic market changes have significantly impacted everyone who makes a living in the energy sector. And while it has been tough on business and ... more
Rendering for the Calgary Homeless Foundation’s RESOLVE upcoming project in Crescent Heights, made possible by Morrison Homes and the Government of Alberta.

Development permits approved for two new projects

Development permits have been approved for two more Calgary Homeless Foundation RESOLVE projects. The 24-unit Crescent Heights building (rendering pictured ... more

Students spread cheer to low-income seniors

This Christmas, 130 low-income seniors will receive Christmas cards and cookies made especially for them by a group of students they’ve never met, because the ... more

Demolition of cottages makes way for new building

The demolition of cottages on Bishop O’Byrne Housing land is progressing! This land will be the home of its new RESOLVE project. View the progression in the ... more

Tenants, staff and more gather to celebrate inclusive community

Having a safe and affordable home is, for many, a cause for celebration on its own – but having a whole community to share it with can make it eminently more ... more

RESOLVE donors honoured for generosity

There are many words that have been used to describe David Bissett. Visionary. Pioneer. Altruistic. Generous. Humble. Now, two more have been added — ... more
Russ Mackenzie, Vice President of Stantec Inc.

Turning visions into visuals: Stantec steps up

Long before a hammer ever hits a single nail, there are months of planning and paperwork that go into building any type of housing. more
RESOLVE's new billboard for the public awareness campaign

Red roofs appearing around Calgary

The red roofs of RESOLVE’s new public awareness campaign have begun to pop up around Calgary. The first set of billboards, with the slogan... more

Construction work begins

On June 18, 2014, demolition began of the rooming house that sits on the site of the new Stepping Stone Manor. Work is progressing quickly! more

Stantec offers design support

Design firm Stantec Inc. is donating its services to work with Partners who need professional renderings of their planned projects. more

CHF projects move forward

StreetSide Developments and Morrison Homes are each expected to start building a 25-unit property in summer/fall 2015, to be completed the following year. The ... more

David Bissett invests in solutions

One might wonder if reading celebrated Canadian author Malcolm Gladwell’s essay “Million-Dollar Murray” served as a tipping point of sorts for Calgary ... more

Stepping Stone Manor a real home for 30

A new assisted-living project built by Cedarglen Living for the Calgary Homeless Foundation was celebrated by the community on April 28, 2014. more

BD&P invests in a better city

John Brussa spends a lot of time in boardrooms talking with captains of industry, but the Vice Chair and Partner at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP — and one ... more

Development permit for new 30-unit building announced

Thirty more vulnerable Calgarians will soon have a safe place to call home. The Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) received a development permit in December 2013 ... more

Striking the spark of progress

RESOLVE Partners, Cabinet members and staff gathered on May 14, 2014 at the Avison Young Club to celebrate the Campaign’s progress thus far and to inspire ... more

Innovative housing solutions recognized

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta’s inventive approach to addressing two problems — a shortage of affordable student housing in Calgary and feelings of ... more