Canadian Press Releases
Ottawa, ON – February 26, 2016 — The Minto Group was again honoured for its commitment to energy efficiency and creating better places through its sustainability practices at the 2015 EnerQuality Awards Gala held yesterday in Toronto. Consistent dedication to designing and building high performing, comfortable and efficient new homes for its customers earned Minto the Ontario Green Builder of the Year award.
Ottawa, ON – December 4, 2015 – The Minto Group’s Alan and Roger Greenberg were honoured for their contributions to the Ontario rental industry with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario’s (FRPO) MAC Awards Gala on Thursday, December 3rd. The gala celebrates business leadership in the residential housing industry.
Ottawa, ON – December 3, 2015 – Minto Communities Canada is proud to introduce its Net Zero Energy Ready (NZEr) home in Kanata’s Arcadia community. Minto brings its NZEr offering to Ottawa home buyers with The Killarney, as one of four newly designed show homes. Projecting a 65% reduction in total home energy consumption, the NZEr Killarney is positioned to further offset remaining energy use with the option to add solar panels post purchase.
Ottawa, ON – October 12, 2015 – Minto Communities Canada will unveil four new designer-decorated show homes in its Arcadia community, as part of Minto’s line-up of single family homes. The newly designed show homes, in keeping with Minto’s vision to build homes that suit the needs of families today, are available on 30, 36 and 43’ lots across Minto communities in Ottawa.
Ottawa, ON – July 22, 2015 – Minto Communities Canada is excited to announce the construction of five of the most energy efficient homes in Canada, now within reach for the average homebuyer. With support from Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative (ecoEII), Minto is investing in this initiative with leading residential experts in building science and energy efficiency to plan, design, and construct five zero energy homes.
Ottawa, ON – April 22, 2015 – Quinn’s Pointe, Minto Communities Canada’s newest community in the Ottawa area, will be opening its sales office to the public this Saturday, April 25 with over 800 pre-registered homebuyers. Named after the Quinn family, who first settled in the area of Barnsdale and Prince of Wales, Quinn’s Pointe represents the heritage of many Irish settlers who first developed land in what is today known as Barrhaven South.
Ottawa, ON – February 20, 2015 – The Minto Group was once again honoured for energy efficiency and sustainability at the 2014 EnerQuality Awards Gala. Minto is proud to be recognized for its commitment to building high performing homes, winning a total of 3 awards, including ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Builder of the Year (large volume), Best Green Marketing Campaign, and Ontario Green Builder of the Year - for the third time.
Ottawa, ON – February 6, 2015 – Today, Minto Communities Canada's christened its new Stittsville community, Potter’s Key, in honour of Mrs. Ethel May Potter who owned the two-acre lot at 209 Carp Road almost 60 years ago. The contest winner said that when her parents bought their house at 209 Carp Road in 1957, from a woman named Mrs. Potter, it was a moment of pride for her family.
Ottawa, ON – October 21, 2014 – Minto Avalon Encore, Minto Communities Canada's newest community in Orleans, welcomed eager home buyers with brisk sales at the community's weekend grand opening. Keen home buyers lined up in the early morning hours to secure their first choice of lots and home designs, marking the third time in as many months that purchasers have lined up in anticipation of a Minto Communities launch.
Ottawa, ON – September 24, 2014 – The Minto Group stood out amongst a respected group of industry peers to win the Ontario Home Builder of the Year Award at the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) Annual Awards of Distinction dinner held at the Ottawa Convention Centre. The prestigious industry award recognizes outstanding professionalism and integrity within the business, industry and community.