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Our commitment to community goes beyond what we build.

We consider each of our building projects to be a positive contribution to their community. However, our commitment to enriching Atlantic Canada doesn’t stop there. Lindsay Construction is proud to support many events and organizations that enrich lives throughout the region. We also encourage our staff to lend their own energy and support to an array of community initiatives. Below are a few of the ways that Lindsay has become involved in the communities we are a part of.

Habitat For Humanity – Halifax

Habitat for Humanity provides affordable home ownership to low income working Nova Scotian families.

On Thursday, May 28th, 2015 Habitat for Humanity was pleased to dedicate two new homes on Drysdale Road in Spryfield to two well-deserving families: The Johnson Family of 4 and The Malay Family of 6.

This initiative was made possible by the Title Home Sponsor Lindsay Construction whose employees, suppliers, subcontractors, partners, and business affiliates all contributed to the success of this project.

“This was a project that our entire organization, as well as valued suppliers, were eager to get behind,” says Cory Bell, President of Lindsay Construction. “I can’t thank our employees and business partners enough for the time and expertise they gave so willingly to this project. It was a great pleasure to work on and we were thrilled to hand over the keys to the two families.”

The Lindsay Building Centre At The Discovery Centre

Who doesn’t love LEGO®? The Discovery Centre’s Lindsay Building Centre exhibit was the first LEGO® space of its kind in Atlantic Canada! With thousands of LEGO® and Duplo bricks, it’s the perfect space for budding architects and engineers to experience creative building and free play.

Lindsay is proud to sponsor and be associated with the Discovery Centre alongside being awarded the construction of their brand new facility on Lower Water Street! Stay tuned!

IWK – Great Big Dig

The Great Big Dig is the region’s most anticipated fundraisers for the IWK Health Centre. Held in November, over $2 million has been raised to purchase much needed hospital equipment with Lindsay staff participating on the committee and President, Cory Bell, as Past Chair.

Through an exciting evening of food, entertainment, and spectacular auction items guests are reminded of why the IWK is so critical to Atlantic Canada and beyond. This year’s event includes sponsors such as Kent, RCR, CTV, Bird Construction, Air Canada, Ocean Contracting, Revolve, and Sobeys.

Canadian Progress Club (Halifax)

Sports Celebrity Dinner / Big Spring Gala & Auction / A Night For Progress

The Canadian Progress Club – Halifax has established itself as one of the premier community service clubs in Canada. Their 50 volunteer members, including staff from Lindsay Construction, take great pride in making a positive impact within the community.

Lindsay is proud to have 2 staff members, Kirby Putnam (Executive Vice President) and Scott Saccary (Estimator) currently serving as Progress Club Members.

Children's Wish Foundation – Exile Island

Exile Island is a one-of-a-kind pledge raising event presented by The Children’s Wish Foundation. Tribes of ten castaways are exiled for an afternoon of challenges, competition, fundraising, and wish granting to determine who will become Nova Scotia’s ultimate survivors.

Lindsay Construction is a key participant in Exile Island which helps grant wishes and send Wish Kids abroad to fulfill their dreams. In total, this event has raised more than $2.1 million within Nova Scotia.

SPCA – National Cupcake Day

By registering, baking, and most importantly fundraising for National Cupcake Day for SPCA’s & Humane Societies, participants help change the lives of animals in need.

In 2015 Lindsay Construction is also sponsoring a Spay Day to help ready newly arrived cats and dogs for their forever homes.

We Day

We Day was formed on the basis that every young person has the power to change the world. This yearly event brings together youth who contribute to making the world a better place. This special day brings world-renowned speakers and performers together where they inspire and motivate our future generations.

Lindsay volunteers provide registration, social media, and special guest assistance throughout the day while being inspired ourselves.

United Way

Lindsay has participated in payroll deductions in support of The United Way for the past several years. By supporting United Way’s program we help people living in our own communities.  

I believe in my community.
I believe that its success depends on the people who live in it.
That everyone has something to contribute. That everyone deserves respect.
That everyone’s potential can be realized.   That diversity is vital.
That every person has value.   That everyone needs help and everyone can offer help.
That a safe, supportive community is everyone’s responsibility.
I believe in possibility.

Trailblazer For Cancer

During summer many walkers, runners, and cyclists came together to raise funds and awareness for Cancer. The event was co-founded by Lindsay President, Cory Bell.

240 participants traveled along the Rails to Trails route, in the St. Margarets Bay area, and together raised nearly $100,000.

This year’s funds will support a lodge for individuals suffering from prostate cancer among additional initiatives decided upon by Canadian Cancer Society. Last year’s inaugural event attracted 150 participants who raised $75,000 – sending 76 sick children to camp.

We look forward to making this an annual event.


The Movember Foundation is a movement for men’s health: a global charity raising funds and awareness. Movember invests in key problem areas to fund breakthrough research and support services.

Lindsay staff have been growing November moustaches for the past several years and enjoy friendly competition while raising funds for this worthy cause.

Boys & Girls Clubs of St. John's – Black Tie Bingo

Black Tie Bingo is a February event featuring a spectacular evening of fine dining, fabulous entertainment, and bingo – all set in an unparalleled, elegant atmosphere.

This is the Boy’s & Girl’s Club of St. John’s single biggest fundraiser and Lindsay staff look forward to attending from year to year.

Daffodil Campaign for Canadian Cancer Society

April is Daffodil Month at the Canadian Cancer Society: their national fundraising campaign for the fight against cancer. Lindsay staff participate each spring, joining the fight and support of Canadians living with cancer by buying and selling daffodils.

Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia – Purple Day

Purple Day is the international day for epilepsy awareness started in Halifax, Nova Scotia with the support of The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia (EANS). Lindsay Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Laura Hynes, is also President of the organization.

On March 26 annually, Lindsay Construction joins people around the world in wearing purple in support of epilepsy awareness. Staff also enjoy purple cupcakes and various fundraising initiatives throughout the year including attendance at The Purple Day Gala.

Mental Health Foundation

On Friday, February 20th, 2015 Lindsay staff attended A Different Stage of Mind in support of Mental Health and Lindsay Executive Vice President, Kirby Putnam, who performed as James Taylor.

The organization’s programs and services include mental health staff training, healthy living initiatives, housing projects, anti-stigma, and anti-bullying programs.

This event was just a start for Kirby’s initiative. Having joined the Board of Directors, Kirby has also found great success with his original song, "Faith," performing at "Let’s Keep Talking" hosted by TSN host Michael Landsberg on Wednesday, May 6th. The song has since been made available for download with all proceeds to benefit the Mental Health Foundation.

Hope Blooms: Build Right Nova Scotia

On Friday, May 1st, 2015 Hope Blooms hosted a grand opening of their new greenhouse in Halifax.

Their mission is to empower at-risk youth to be actively engaged in building environments that directly impact the social determinants of health in their communities.

Lindsay Construction, through Build Right NS, was eager to participate in this campaign. Our Value-in-Kind contribution included supplies and crews for wood framing and metal cladding.