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Minto Communities unveils the 20th Minto Dream Home for CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery 2020-09-22

OTTAWA, ON (September 22, 2020) – Minto Communities Ottawa is proud to reveal the 20th Minto Dream Home for the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery in partnership with the CHEO Foundation, to support the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Exterior rendering of the Minto Dream Home (The Bohemian)   “This year’s Minto Dream Home is our 20th for the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery – and our first that features virtual tours only in the interest...


Minto Communities wins 3 National Awards at the 2020 CHBA Awards for Housing Excellence 2020-06-13

Minto Communities received top recognition at the 2020 Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) National Awards for Housing Excellence, winning Mid to High-rise Condo or Apartment Project (planned) for downtown Toronto development The Saint, Brochure/Kit for fellow downtown Toronto development 123 Portland, and the Net Zero Home Award for the 2019 Minto Dream Home in support of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.


Minto Communities Opens Five New Townhome Models in Barrhaven 2020-03-04

On February 29, Minto Communities warmly welcomed its newest model home with the opening of the Canal End Avenue Townhome model at the Barrhaven Sales Centre. The young and trendy 1,277 sq. ft. 2-bedroom Canal End joins 4 brand new Executive Townhome models, all of which are now open for viewing.


Minto Communities Awarded 2019 Production Builder of the Year 2019-10-25

Ottawa, ON (October 25, 2019) – Minto Communities Ottawa (“Minto Communities”) was honoured this past weekend with four awards at the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association’s (GOHBA) 36th Annual Design Awards Gala, including Production Builder of the Year and three individual awards for the 2018 Minto Dream Home, designed and built for CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery. From left to right: Mark Arnold, Jan Coulis, Natalie Gillis, Amy McCansh, Ryan...


Minto Communities commemorates former Ottawa Justice of the Peace with honorary street naming in Quinn’s Pointe community 2019-08-28

Ottawa, ON (August 28, 2019) – Former Ottawa Justice of the Peace, Lynn Coulter, was honoured at a street naming ceremony in Minto Communities’ Quinn’s Pointe neighbourhood on Tuesday, August 27 in recognition of her contribution to Barrhaven and the City of Ottawa over the past 40 years. Coulter was joined by honoured guests including the City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, local Councillor Jan Harder, retired Nepean Police Deputy Chief Devon Fermoyle, Member of Provincial...


Minto Communities Ottawa announces smart home automation program giving homeowners peace of mind in the palm of their hand 2019-06-03

Minto Communities Ottawa is excited to announce their latest offering of smart home automation solutions for a healthier, safer and more comfortable home. With this new home automation program, homeowners can rest easy knowing that the system responsible for bringing clean, fresh air into their home is being closely monitored and controlled, and running smoothly — even when they are away.


Minto Unveils Energy Efficient Home Offering in Kanata 2015-12-03

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.


Minto Opens Four New Special Feature Show Homes in Arcadia 2015-10-12

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.


Minto Building Five of Canada's Most Energy Efficient Homes 2015-07-22

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.


Minto Launches Quinn's Pointe 2015-04-22

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.