New COVID-resistant coating promotes safer hand washing

HAVAN member, Valley Acrylic Bath, in partnership with the University of Victoria,  is excited to announce it is working on an innovation to fight Covid 19, by creating a new line of antiviral bathroom fixtures, a new made in Canada solution for the industry and the world. A grant awarded to the university this month…

HAVAN’s 24th annual Coats for Kids

HAVAN’s 24th annual Coats for Kids campaign, in support of the Lower Mainland and Surrey Christmas Bureaus, two groups whose many initiatives help to provide a brighter winter for low-income families wrapped up on December 6th at Trail Appliances, 3388 Sweden Way, Richmond, from 8:30am to 10:30am. HAVAN member companies provided 72 drop-off locations across 16 Metro Vancouver municipalities for…

Centra Windows

2019 Centra Cares Home Renovation

Presenting our winners for the 2019 Centra Cares Home Renovation Contest! For a third consecutive year, we will be awarding a deserving family a house full of windows. The past 8 weeks have been an emotional ride and we are so grateful to have stepped foot into many homes and learn about the struggles and…

HAVAN Heroes: Easter Seals Fundraiser

HAVAN with the participation of a dedicated and brave group of HAVAN HEROES raised an astounding $22,000 for the benefit of Easter Seals and Children with Disabilities. Our group of 14 HAVAN Heroes dropped over the edge of the 25-story (328 feet) Guinness Tower, 1055 West Hastings Street, and rappelled down to the plaza below. Dressed in…

NATS Nursery Ltd.

NATS Nursery recently supplied the Rotary Interpretive Center at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum on the Fraser Highway in Langley with a “LiveRoof” green roof.  “LiveRoof” is the hybrid modular green roof system, providing a fully rooted and established sedum, native perennials and grasses, living roof that offers a bio-diverse habitat.  The interpretive center and the…

Construction Cares by Naikoon Contracting

Naikoon Contracting’s 2nd annual CONSTRUCTION CARES fundraiser was held on Sunday, June 9th at the Pipe Shop in North Vancouver in support of The MPS II Research Fund. ABOUT CONSTRUCTION CARES Construction Cares is the brainchild of Joe Geluch, President of Naikoon Contracting Ltd. Net funds raised at Construction Cares will go directly to the MPS II…

Caliber Projects Kindergarten Field Trip

Kindergarteners from Irvine Elementary School in Port Coquitlam were led on a tour through a Caliber Projects work site in Willoughby, by Caliber owner Justin Bontkes and project manager Ian Baird. The goal of the tour, explained Caliber’s Jerry Pol, who helped lead the youngsters through the worksite, was “to plant seeds in those young minds…