This year the traditional Blanket Drive was suspended in favour of online fundraising.

B.C. Realtors Care Blanket Drive pivots to online fundraising

The revamped format for this year’s Realtors Care Blanket Drive in B.C.’s Lower Mainland raised $50,000 for local housing-related charities.
Kathy Della-Nebbia

Realtors Association of Hamilton-Burlington donates $42,640 to local charities

The Realtors Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) donated $42,640 this holiday season to 15 local shelter-related charities.
Chatham-Kent Realtors purchased and packed more than 200 bags for distribution to organizations supporting those who are homeless.

Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors works with organizations supporting homeless

Realtors from the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors came together in support of Realtors Care Week in November to focus on the issue of homelessness.
Mike Ursini

Mike Ursini elected president of Mississauga Real Estate Board

Mike Ursini is the 2021 president of the Mississauga Real Estate Board of Directors. Ursini is a long-time industry veteran and resident of Mississauga since 1984.

Southern Georgian Bay Association of Realtors donate 853 turkeys to families in need

Each year, the Southern Georgian Bay Association of Realtors (SGBAR) partners with local grocers, who exchange donations for turkey vouchers (or their choosing) of greater value.
DRAR members donated $1,000 worth of food items and $5,000 to Feed the Need.

Durham Region Association of Realtors raises $45,000 for local charities

The Durham Region Association of Realtors raised more than $45,000 for local charities in Durham Region this year.
Debra Wright

Debra Wright leads Ottawa Real Estate Board in 2021

Deborah Wright, a broker with Details Realty, has been elected president of the Ottawa Real Estate Board. OREB is the city’s largest trade association with more than 3,200 sales reps and brokers.
Lisa Baroldi

Lisa Baroldi new CEO of BOMA Edmonton; Percy Woods retires

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Edmonton has hired Lisa Baroldi to succeed long-time president and CEO Percy Woods.
Damon Winney

Damon Winney is 2021 president of the Windsor-Essex County Association of Realtors

Damon Winney has begun his term as 2021 president of Windsor-Essex County Association of Realtors, representing more than 1,160 members.

OREA’s lobbying efforts pay off, even during pandemic

Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, released a statement confirming that in its 2020 budget, the Ontario government has adopted two OREA recommendations.