Sakaw Terrace

Sakaw Terrace as an idea was first conceived by Raymond Swonek when the City of Edmonton offered GEF Seniors Housing a surplus school site in the Mill Woods area. After seeing the plot of land being offered for a new affordable seniors housing development, he immediately pictured a building unlike anything GEF had ever attempted … Continue reading Sakaw Terrace

Canora Gardens

Now accepting applications for Canora Gardens' reopening January 2018. On the afternoon of July 31, 2012, GEF Seniors Housing faced one of its worst building fires in over 50 years it has been an organization. The Canora Gardens building’s second floor caught fire after a new tenant moving in put a cardboard box on a … Continue reading Canora Gardens

Finding a Home at Ottewell Manor

This is a story that has been included on the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initative blog, the November -  December issue of Alberta Caregiver magazine, and in the fall 2016 edition of the Community Connections newsletter. Kim Ruzycki remembers her first visit to Ottewell Manor. She recalls touring the building, walking through the dining room and seeing all … Continue reading Finding a Home at Ottewell Manor