On Friday, September, 21st 2018, Ottawa and the surrounding area experienced something never before seen in the National Capital Region (NCR). Environment Canada confirmed that six tornados touched down in the NCR with speeds reaching up to 265 km/h, also known as an EF3 tornado. Ottawa’s Nepean neighbourhood, Gatineau, and Dunrobin were hit the hardest, however many neighbourhoods experienced exc[...]
 
 
 
This past weekend, CLV Group marched in the Ottawa Pride Parade to support our beautiful and diverse community! The event was full of energy, dancing and colourful floats as people cheered on with pride. Our CLV Fiat was decked out with tons of rainbow streamers and a giant three layer cake on top! We danced our way through the parade, handing out ring pops and bracelets all along the way. We a[...]
 
 
 
CLV Group prides itself of giving back to our communities throughout the entire year. During the holiday season, our charitable activities are in full swing! Each year, Head Office and site locations participate in a Week of Giving, with each day benefiting a different charity. Week of Giving Angel Tree – Monday December 11th Stars are placed on the tree at reception with names of children[...]
 
 
 
On Saturday, CLV Group participated in the Help Santa Toy Parade in Ottawa. The Help Santa Toy Parade is organized by the Ottawa Professional Fire Fighters’ Association. In its 48th year, the parade is run to help gather gifts and donations which are then distributed to children within the community that are less fortunate. This year, floats lined up in front of City Hall and walked down Bank S[...]
 
 
 
On July 16th, CLV Group and LIV Apartments participated in HOPE Volleyball Summerfest and we had an amazing time! HOPE (Helping Other People Everywhere) helps to raise funds for Ottawa based charities. In the 34 years that HOPE has been running, over $3.5 million dollars has been donated to more than 110 charities in Ottawa. You can learn more about HOPE Volleyball Summerfest here. We were so g[...]
 
 
 
We came, we saw, and we helped clean up the capital! This Earth Day, our ‪CLV Group team in Ottawa helped clean up the community by scouring the playgrounds, wading pool, skate park and more at McNabb Park near our LIV Apartments property. A big thank you to all who participated!!
 
 
 
Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has been mobilizing volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home-ownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty. To this date, Habitat for Humanity Canada has served over 2,700 families nationwide, and has improved the conditions of over 1 million shelters internationally. CLV Group was proud to name Habitat for Huma[...]
 
 
 
For the second day of our annual charity tradition, we held food drives site-wide across Ontario and Quebec, and we had an amazing response from all our residents and staff! Thanks to everyone for taking the time to organize their respective food drives, making sure the donations were safely stored and got to the families that need them most! And to all our residents, thank you for your donations [...]
 
 
 
Each year CLV Group staff participate in a week's worth of charity events before the holidays. We've named our annual charity efforts CLV Group's Week of Giving, and it was a HUGE success! We'll be highlighting it here on our blog so every one of our residents can participate in our holiday initiatives. For the first day of our annual charity tradition, we decorated our head office Christmas tr[...]
 
 
 
A big thank you to everyone who attended and donated to our CLV Group office barbecues all summer long!  Thanks to you, we were able to raise $2,500 for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)! Our fantastic cycling team, The CLV Cycle-Ops (in 80's workout fashion), took to the stationary bike yesterday morning.  They represented in true CLV Group style and won the “Best Team Spirit” Award[...]