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From left: Royal LePage president Phil Soper, Waypoints executive director Michele Taylor and Royal LePage True North Realty owner Marian Barry display a $32,000 cheque destined for the Waypoints Unity House women and children’s shelter in Fort McMurray, Alta. (Photo by Jason Beck/Waypoints)


Royal LePage has donated more than $47,000 to Unity House, an emergency shelter serving abused women and their children, and the Canadian Red Cross to assist in the restoration of Fort McMurray.


“Alberta Realtors are actively involved in their communities throughout the year, but we come together even more swiftly in times of need,” says Ian Burns, CEO of the Alberta Real Estate Association.

Volunteers from Royal LePage Lakeland Real Estate stand outside the kitchen at the Bold Centre in Lac la Biche as they prepare a dinner on May 6 for evacuees. From left: Roy Worthington, Carrie Dechaine, Tracey Thompson, Ron Moore, Jane Moore, Patrick Cheung, Tyler MacDonald, Taisya Reutov, Alexander Reutov, Tanya Duchnych and Cory Sturek.


The community of Lac La Biche, Alta. has found itself front and centre in lending a helping hand to the streams of evacuees who have fled their communities as a result of the ongoing wildfires in Northern Alberta.


Scott Shaw, co-founder of Sutton Group, will personally donate up to $100,000 to match donations made by May 26, 2016 to the Sutton Group Wildfire Relief - Chimp Charitable Campaign.


Calgary entered the new year with more real estate sales reps than last year, despite its weakening housing market, the precipitous drop in the price of oil and significant job losses in the Alberta oil patch, brokers say.