Habitat Cape Breton begins home build in Whitney Pier – volunteers needed

As of Tuesday, July 26th, Habitat for Humanity Cape Breton Chapter has officially started building the home on 39 Breton St., in Whitney Pier. With construction crews on-site, the Cape Breton Chapter of Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia has now shifted their focus from planning to getting volunteers onsite to help build the home. We are… Read more »


Christina Martin & Local Artists perform in support of Habitat Oxford

Last night we had several musical talents from the Cumberland County area come out to the Oxford Capitol Theatre and play some tunes in support of the Habitat for Humanity Oxford Project.  From the commanding and charismatic performance of the internationally-acclaimed singer, Christina Martin, to Mark Stevens and Co. bringing in the blues, all the way… Read more »


Recruiting Volunteer Crew Leaders for upcoming Build Season

What’s a Volunteer Crew Leader? Crew Leaders are an important part of Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia. They help Construction Staff in leading volunteers to perform specific construction tasks on site. Volunteer Crew Leaders are individuals who have more home building skills than the typical build-site volunteer, which allows them to assist in teaching and supervising (potentially)… Read more »


Habitat NS makes homeownership a reality for family in Oxford

Today Habitat NS dedicated a new home on Little River Road in Oxford to the Fortune family, marking the completion of the first of 10 affordable homes planned for the neighbourhood. Announced on September 30, 2015, the 10-home affordable housing development proceeded quickly thanks to generous support from Housing Nova Scotia, the Town of Oxford, and… Read more »


Annual General and Special Meeting – May 10

Annual General and Special Meeting We will be holding our upcoming Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 10th. Planning on attending? Please send your RSVP’s to info@habitatns.ca. If you aren’t able to make it, feel free to click on the link below and check out the special resolution by-laws for 2016-2017: Special Resolution By-Laws Stay tuned… Read more »


Habitat NS and Delta Barrington & Halifax Hotels make homeownership a reality for two local families

Habitat NS unveiled two new homes today on Drysdale Road in Spryfield to Nova Scotia partner families.  The Francis family of four and the Chranofsky family of six were presented with keys to their very own homes as volunteers, sponsors and supporters looked on. The construction of the Habitat duplex in Spryfield would not have been… Read more »


Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon – Charity Challenge

Last year, Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia and it’s running team entered the Bluenose Marathon and raised over $16,000 in support of affordable homeownership in our community.  This year we are aiming even higher, but we need your help! We are currently looking for interested runners to participate in this year’s Charity Challenge – no running… Read more »


Habitat NS Makes Homeownership a Reality for Another Family in East Preston

  Habitat NS dedicated its second new home on Upper Governor Street today in East Preston, fulfilling the long-held dream of a mother and her two young daughters.  The Honourable Keith Colwell, Minister of Housing and MLA for Preston-Dartmouth, presented the Williams family of three with their key on behalf of Title Home Sponsor Housing Nova… Read more »


Partner Family Selected for Oxford Project Development

Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia and the Oxford Project have officially selected it’s latest partner family for the build on Little River Road which is already under construction.  The Fortune family consists of Heidi Fortune and her two children; Isaiah (10) and Jayla (6). Fundraising for the 10-home development in Oxford has been underway for the past… Read more »