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A Community Builds a Home: Looking Back on Building the Rose Cherry Home for Kids

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In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) is reflecting on the role that PCL and its clients, the projects they have built together, and the communities they served, have played in contributing to the country’s growth over the past century.

In this PCL Canada 150 profile, PCL looks back on building one of the Toronto district’s most rewarding projects, with Canadian hockey legend Don Cherry: The Rose Cherry Home for Kids.

· Click Here for the full story. 

· Click here for a link to the throwback construction video. 

Did you know that PCL’s history stretches back 111 years? That makes PCL not only one of Canada’s oldest contractors, but also one of its oldest companies. As Canada grew, so did PCL. Indeed, Canada’s growth, from east to west, mirrors that of PCL and the journey of its founder, E. E. Poole, which was to take place only a few short decades after Confederation. In 1906, Poole set forth from his home in Prince Edward Island to the West, where he founded the company that would become PCL.


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