On February 14, FirstService Residential representatives toured the hospice with its vendor partners to present the donation to the Canuck Place team. To recognize the contribution, FirstService Residential sent a holiday e-card to its more than 100,000 of its residents in Metro Vancouver.

VANCOUVER, B.C. (MARCH 9, 2017) – FirstService Residential, Metro Vancouver’s leading residential property management company, raised $76,300 in donations this past holiday season for the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. This year’s total is the highest amount raised in a single year. The donation will help support more than 670 children with severe illnesses and their families. FirstService Residential associates teamed up with 56 local vendors used to raise funds. Over $171,000 has been raised in the last three years.
“Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is grateful for community partners like FirstService Residential who help ensure we can provide pediatric palliative care for hundreds of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them,” said Margaret McNeil, chief executive officer of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. “The 2016 holiday campaign is an incredible fundraising achievement which will benefit Canuck Place families across British Columbia. We thank the FirstService Residential team and their vendors and partners for helping Canuck Place be there for families when they need us the most.”
“For the third year in a row, we are honored to support the exceptional work at Canuck Place” said Scott Douglas, president of FirstService Residential in British Columbia. “FirstService Residential is proud to support an organization that is close to our hearts. The Children’s Hospice is a true symbol of hope and community and the impact they have on the lives of children and their families is extraordinary.”
About FirstService Residential B.C.
FirstService Residential B.C. provides full-service strata management solutions to a wide range of strata corporations including some of Metro Vancouver’s most beautiful and recognizable communities. With a combined local history of more than 75 years, the organization has worked hard to serve the homeowners in British Columbia, and today, it is recognized as the leading strata management company throughout the province.
FirstService Residential is North America's largest manager of residential communities and the preferred partner of HOAs, community associations and strata corporations in the U.S. and Canada.  FirstService Residential's managed communities include low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives, single-family homes, master-planned, lifestyle and active adult communities, and rental and commercial properties.
With an unmatched combination of deep industry experience, local market expertise and personalized attention, FirstService Residential delivers proven solutions and exceptional service that add value, enhance lifestyles and make a difference, every day, for every resident and community it manages.  FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a North American leader in the property services sector. For more information, visit

About Canuck Place Children’s Hospice
Canuck Place Children's Hospice: Canuck Place Children's Hospice is British Columbia's pediatric palliative care provider. Over 670 children living with life-threatening illnesses and their families receive care from CPCH through outreach programs and two provincial hospice locations: Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include medical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, art and education, recreation therapy, grief and loss counselling and end-of-life care. Through the investment of the community, our talented team, and over 325 energetic volunteers we make a lasting difference in the lives of children and the families who love them.
Sponsoring Vendors and Partners:
Airvac Services, Accurate Glass, Ashton Service Group, BFL Canada Insurance Service, Barclay Restorations, Bar-El Building Maintenance, Bartlett Tree Experts, BEMCO Pacific Services, Black & McDonald, BMS Plumbing & Mechanical, Brighter Mechanical, BUR-HAN Garden & Lawn Care, Busybee Gardening, Canstar Restorations, CertaPro Painters Canada, Champion Window and Pressure Cleaning, Clark Wilson LLP, C&C Electrical Mechanical, DC Innovative Ltd., Design Roofing and Sheet Metal, Eltec Elevator, Fire-Pro Fire Protection, Fraser Valley Snow Removal, Ideal Door, Imperial Paddock Pools, Jamie A. Bleay Law Corporation, Latham’s, Lumenix, Lesperance Mendes Lawyers, Mac’s Electric, Mountain Fire Protection, National Air Technologies, Nikls Property Services, Normac, Para Space Landscaping, Phoenix Restorations, Prostar Painting and Restoration, Rainbow Renovations, Remdal Painting and Restoration, The Restoration Shop, Roofix Services, Santec Electric, Secure Systems, Sense Engineering, ServiceMaster Canada, Shield Security Services, Silver Lining Landscaping, Spratt Emanuel Engineering, Trotter & Morton, Vancouver Security Management, Walden Disposal, Waste Management, Waste Control Services, Werner Smith, West Coast Title Search, Xpert Mechanical.
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Mar 08, 2017