Community Initiatives

We Believe that Doing Good is Good for Business.

Community building is ingrained in Skyline's business philosophy. We believe that the communities we serve are the backbone of  our success, and giving back is part of our core purpose. Our robust community outreach program entails everything from staff volunteer days and food drives to a university scholarship program.

To find out about our latest charitable and community initiatives, check out our blog posts below.

Sault Ste Marie Steps for Life

Skyline's Sault Ste. Marie Staff Participate in Steps for Life Charity Walk

Posted On May 8, 2017

The Annual Steps for Life Charity Walk raises funds for the Threads of Life national charity.

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Paint the Town Yellow 2017

Skyline "Paints the Town Yellow" for Cancer Research

Posted On May 1, 2017

Skyline staff dressed in yellow to celebrate Daffodil Month benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Shelldale Dinner 2017

Skyline Serves Dinner to 100+ Charity Volunteers

Posted On May 1, 2017

We proudly hosted Shelldale's annual volunteer dinner for the seventh year.

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Bowl for Kids Sake 2017

Skyliners Take To The Lanes For A Good Cause

Posted On April 28, 2017

100+ Skyline staff enjoyed an afternoon of strikes, spares and gutterballs - all for a great cause!

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Earth Day 2017

Skyline Cleans Up The Community on Earth Day

Posted On April 21, 2017

We proudly participated in Earth Day 2017 by cleaning up in our communities across Canada.

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Illumination Project

Skyline Launches Massive Lighting Retrofit Across Canada

Posted On March 30, 2017

Skyline's "Illumination Project" will see 300,000+ old light bulbs replaced with high-efficiency LEDs

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Skyline Scholarship 2017

2017 Winners of Skyline Scholarship Announced!

Posted On March 29, 2017

We're proud to announce the 2017 winners of our 3 scholarships with U of G's Real Estate & Housing Program.

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BBBSG Storm Game Feb 2017

Skyline Sends Over 75 Deserving Kids and Mentors to Guelph Storm Game

Posted On February 28, 2017

Kids and volunteers from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph enjoyed a free hockey event courtesy of Skyline

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Pink Shirt Day 2017

Skyline Staff Don Pink Shirts for Anti-Bullying Day 2017

Posted On February 23, 2017

Skyline staff participated in Pink Shirt (anti-bullying) Day for the 5th year in a row.

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Shelldale Winter Warm Up Feb 15 2017

Skyline Volunteers at "Winter Warm Up" Fundraising Event

Posted On February 17, 2017

Skyline volunteers served over 300 guests at a fundraising event for Shelldale Better Beginnings Better Futures

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U of G Tour Feb 2017

University of Guelph Real Estate & Housing Students Tour Skyline Buildings

Posted On February 10, 2017

For the third year in a row, Skyline opened its doors to U of G students for an inside look at a real estate business.

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Lakeside Hope House Volunteering Feb 2017

Skyline Prepares and Serves Breakfast for 120+ at Guelph's Lakeside HOPE House

Posted On February 10, 2017

The Skyline Marketing team spent their morning flipping pancakes and scrambling eggs, all for a great cause.

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Giving Tuesday 2016

Skyline Staff Celebrate 2nd Annual "Month of Giving"

Posted On December 13, 2016

Staff volunteered at school nutrition programs throughout November/December 2016

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Operation Christmas Child 2016

Skyline Packs 1000+ Shoeboxes of Toys and Gifts for Kids in Need

Posted On December 8, 2016

Skyline volunteers at Operation Christmas Child for 3rd year in a row

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Adopt a Family 2016

Skyline Adopts 12 Families In Need for Holiday Season

Posted On December 6, 2016

We provided gifts, clothing and grocery gift cards for 45 moms, dads and kids in need

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Donation Tree at 511-7th in Hanover

Posted On November 22, 2016

Residents of 511-7th are being asked to make a donation to the Hanover Food Bank in exchange for a token of our appreciation!

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Skyline's "Wellington Warriors" Volunteer for 4th Year In a Row

Posted On September 22, 2016

Skyline Warriors spent their day setting up and test-running the 5th annual Wellington Warrior Challenge.

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Skyline Hosts United Way's Annual Corporate Kick-off Celebration

Posted On September 12, 2016

Skyline Head Office proudly hosted the annual United Way celebration of its massive fundraising campaign.

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Skyline's Owners Lace Up for Special Charity Publication

Posted On July 27, 2016

Skyline's executives were featured in a special publication highlighting the importance of sports for kids.

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Big Bike 2016

Skyline Rides Again! Staff Ride Big Bike for Heart & Stroke

Posted On June 17, 2016

Skyliners pedaled through downtown Guelph, and raised funds for the Heart & Stroke Foundation

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Shelldale Dinner May 2016

Skyline Helps Local Charity Celebrate 25 Years of Volunteerism

Posted On May 31, 2016

Volunteers from Skyline served at the annual volunteer banquet for Shelldale Better Beginnings, Better Futures.

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Earth Day 2016

Skyline Cleans Up the Community for Earth Day

Posted On April 22, 2016

On Earth Day 2016, Skyline staff took to the great outdoors and helped to clean up their communities.

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Paint the Town Yellow April 2016

Skyline "Paints the Town Yellow" for Cancer Research

Posted On April 22, 2016

On April 22nd, Skyline donned their sunniest clothes in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Bowl for Kids Sake 2016

Strikes, Spares & Gutterballs - All for a Great Cause

Posted On April 18, 2016

Skyline's Head Office participated in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph's Bowl for Kids Sake event.

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2016 Winners of Skyline Scholarship Announced

Posted On April 8, 2016

We're proud to announce the 2016 winners of our 3 scholarships with U of G's Real Estate & Housing Program.

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Skyline Holds 7th Annual Charity Storm Game For Kids

Posted On March 8, 2016

On Sunday March 6th, 2016, Skyline treated kids to a free Guelph Storm hockey game.

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Pink Shirt Day 2016

Skyline Paints the Town Pink for 4th Year in a Row!

Posted On February 25, 2016

On Wednesday, February 24th, Skyline staff wore their pink t-shirts in support of Pink Shirt Day against bullying.

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BBBSG Gala 2016

Skyline Volunteers at Charity Gala for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph

Posted On February 8, 2016

Skyline was the proud Presenting Sponsor of the 21st annual Have a Heart for Kids' Sake Gala.

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Food Drive at John Counter Boulevard

Posted On January 26, 2016

Kingston staff and residents come together to gather food for families in need.

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Operation Christmas Child 2015

Skyline Volunteers at Operation Christmas Child in 2015

Posted On December 9, 2015

Staff pack over 1200 toy boxes to be shipped to kids overseas for the holiday season

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Skyline Management Team Serves Healthy Snacks to Hungry Kids

Posted On December 9, 2015

Management team volunteers at local breakfast program organized by Children's Foundation

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Adopt a Family 2015

Skyline Gives 8 Families a Special Holiday Season

Posted On December 7, 2015

Skyline gave gifts to 8 families in Guelph, ON this holiday season through Adopt-a-Family program

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Giving Tuesday 2015

Skyline Volunteers Throughout November for Giving Tuesday 2015

Posted On December 1, 2015

Skyline staff donated their time to volunteer for various initiatives throughout the month of November.

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Skyline Warriors Help Set Up Wellington Warrior Challenge for 3rd Year

Posted On October 1, 2015

15 Skyliners spent their day setting up and test-running the 4th annual Wellington Warrior Challenge.

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Skyline Donates 300+ Pairs of Kids Shoes for Back-to-School Season

Posted On August 26, 2015

Over 300 kids in a Guelph neighbourhood will get to enjoy a new pair of kicks for the back-to-school season, thanks to Skyline's first-ever Adopt-a-Shoe...

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Skyline Staff Ride Big Bike for Heart & Stroke Foundation

Posted On August 11, 2015

Skyline staff had a great afternoon on their first Big Bike ride for the Heart and Stroke Foundation on August 11th, 2015.

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Skyline Hosts 5th Annual Onward Willow Volunteer Dinner

Posted On April 30, 2015

On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015, Skyline volunteers hosted Onward Willow's annual volunteer thank-you dinner for the 5th year in a row.

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Skyline Holds its 6th Annual Charity Storm Game for Kids!

Posted On March 22, 2015

On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015, Skyline held its 6th annual "Night at the Storm" Event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph.

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Skyline Participates in 40th Annual Bowl for Kids Sake

Posted On March 20, 2015

On Friday March 20th, over 25 Skyline head office employees had an un-bowl-ievably great afternoon at the 40th Annual Bowl for Kids' Sake corporate kick-off.

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Skyline Participates in Pink Shirt Day 2015

Posted On February 27, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25th 2015, Skyline's employees across its offices and field staff (totalling over 500) participated in Pink Shirt Day for the third year...

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University of Guelph’s Real Estate and Housing Students Tour Local Skyline Buildings

Posted On February 26, 2015

On Thursday, February 26th, 2015, students from the University of Guelph’s Real Estate and Housing Program got a taste of the local real estate landscape...

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Skyline Volunteers at 20th Annual Have a Heart for Kids Sake Gala

Posted On February 10, 2015

Skyline was proud to be the Presenting Sponsor at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph's 20th annual Have a Heart for Kids' Sake Gala, an...

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Skyline Volunteers at Operation Christmas Child in 2014

Posted On December 11, 2014

On Wednesday, December 10th, Skyline employees spent the day volunteering at Operation Christmas Child.

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Skyline Management Team Volunteers at Local School

Posted On December 9, 2014

On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014, Skyline's Management Team donned their Santa hats once again as they prepared morning snacks for the students at St.

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Skyline's Investor Relations Team Volunteers At Local School

Posted On December 2, 2014

On Tuesday, Dec 2nd, Skyline's Investor Relations Team volunteered at a Guelph school nutrition program for the second year in a row.

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Over 100 Skyline Employees Attend Guelph Storm's Pink in the Rink!

Posted On November 10, 2014

Skyline employees, spouses, children and friends proudly donned their hot pink Skyline shirts in support of the Canadian Cancer Society's Pink in the Rink event...

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Skyline Warriors Set Up Wellington Warrior Challenge for 2nd Year

Posted On September 25, 2014

For the second year in a row, Skyline volunteers spent a day in September helping to set up the annual Wellington Warrior Challenge at Cox...

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Skyline Hosts 4th Annual Onward Willow Volunteer Appreciation Dinner!

Posted On April 25, 2014

On Thursday, April 24th, Skyline proudly hosted a BBQ dinner for over 90 dedicated volunteers of the Onward Willow: Better Beginnings, Better Futures program.

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Skyline Participates in 39th Annual Bowl for Kids Sake

Posted On March 21, 2014

Over 30 Skyline Head Office employees partook in the annual Bowl for Kids Sake Corporate Kick-Off in Guelph on Friday, March 21st.

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Skyline Dons Rosy Hues for Pink Shirt Day 2014

Posted On February 26, 2014

On February 26th 2014, Skyline employees across its Head Offices and residential buildings participated in Pink Shirt Day, an initiative against bullying.

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Skyline Hosts 5th BBBSG Night at the Storm Event!

Posted On February 10, 2014

Skyline was proud to host its 5th Night at the Storm Event for volunteers, bigs and littles from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph.

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Skyline's Investor Relations Team Serves Morning Snacks to Hungry Kids!

Posted On December 17, 2013

It was another bright and early morning for Skyline staff, as members of Skyline's Investor Relations team participated in the morning snack program at Ottawa...

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Skyline Head Office Participates in Adopt-a-Family 2013

Posted On December 3, 2013

The kitchen at Skyline's Head Office is filled with bags of warm winter clothes, toys and games as Skyline staff wrap up their shopping for...

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Skyline Management Team Volunteers at Local School Breakfast Program

Posted On November 12, 2013

Members of Skyline's management team got up bright and early the morning of November 12th to participate in St.

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Skyline Celebrates Official Re-Opening of Downtown Guelph Heritage Building (Skyline's Head Office!)

Posted On September 30, 2013

Over 50 guests, including Mayor Karen Farbridge and Downtown Guelph Business Association Executive Director Marty Williams, attended 5 Douglas Street’s official ribbon cutting ceremony in...

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Skyline Volunteers Tough it Out at Wellington Warrior Challenge

Posted On September 18, 2013

On September 18th 2013, Skyline volunteers spent a day in the September sunshine helping to set up the annual Wellington Warrior Challenge at Cox Creek...

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Annual Picnic at Kingston's Village Towers Brings Together Community

Posted On July 6, 2013

Residents at Village Towers, a multi-residential complex at 87, 93 & 107 Compton Street in Kington, ON, enjoyed a day of amazing activities, food and...

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Skyline Proudly Announces 2013 Winner of Real Estate Scholarship!

Posted On May 14, 2013

Skyline is pleased to announce University of Guelph Real Estate and Housing Program student Otto Wramhed as the 2013 Skyline Real Estate Scholarship recipient.

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Skyline Participates in Doors Open Guelph, Gives Tours of Historic Head Office

Posted On April 29, 2013

On Saturday, April 27, over 700 people visited Skyline’s Head Office in downtown Guelph’s historic Gummer Building, getting both a lesson in Guelph’s history and...

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Skyline Hosts 3rd Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner for Onward Willow

Posted On April 29, 2013

Cloudy skies, cooler temperatures and showers didn’t stop Skyline staff from serving a barbecue dinner to the dedicated volunteers of Onward Willow: Better Beginnings, Better...

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Skyline's Founding Partners Speak at Guelph Homebuilders' Association's 19th Annual Business Community Luncheon

Posted On April 16, 2013

On Tuesday, April 16th, Skyline's Chief Executive Officer, Jason Castellan, and his brother, Chief Development Officer Martin Castellan, spoke about the company's humble beginnings, great...

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Skyline Participates in 38th Annual Bowl for Kids' Sake!

Posted On March 25, 2013

There were strikes, splits and spares aplenty - and a few gutter balls - as Skyline took to the lanes for Big Brothers Big Sisters...

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Skyline Hosts its 4th Annual Special Day for Special Kids!

Posted On March 18, 2013

On Friday, March 15, 2013, Skyline hosted its fourth annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph “Night at the Storm” event at the Sleeman Centre...

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Skyline MOs Raise Over $5,000 for Men's Health!

Posted On December 3, 2012

The end of Movember was both a somber and relieving time for the Skyline Group of Companies, as clean-shaven faces replaced the fancy facial landscaping...

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Skyline Raises over $60,000 for Three Local Charities

Posted On September 7, 2012

On Thursday, September 6th, 2012, Skyline held their 8th Annual Charity Golf Classic, a much anticipated annual event.

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Skyline is Recognized with Guelph Chamber of Commerce's Community Award of Excellence

Posted On June 28, 2012

Skyline was this year's proud recipient of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce 2012 President's Business Recognition Award for Community Building.

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Skyline Recognized as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph's Corporate Partner of the Year

Posted On April 13, 2012

At the 17th Annual Have a Heart for Kids' Sake Gala for Big Brothers Big Sister of Guelph, Skyline was honoured to be recognized as...

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Mayor Farbridge Joins Skyline to Promote Solar Solutions for Earth Hour

Posted On March 29, 2012

Just in time for Earth Hour, Mayor Karen Farbridge joined Skyline’s Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, Roy Jason Ashdown and Wil Beardmore from Bluewater Energy,...

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Skyline Auctions Guelph Storm Warm-up Jerseys; Proceeds go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph

Posted On March 26, 2012

On Sunday, March 25th, 2012, Skyline showed how much they care about families and children in their community by presenting Big Brothers Big Sisters of...

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Skyline Hosts 3rd Annual Special Day for Special Kids!

Posted On March 4, 2012

On Sunday March 4th, 2012, Skyline hosted their third annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph day at a Guelph Storm home game in honour...

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Skyline Awards Scholarship to University of Guelph Student

Posted On March 2, 2012

Skyline was proud to honour Joshua Cronk as the 2012 Skyline Real Estate scholarship recipient.

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Skyline Owners & Managers Serve Breakfast to Children in Need

Posted On December 22, 2011

Early in the morning on December 19th, in the true spirit of Christmas, a group of Skyline owners and managers lent a hand to serve...

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Movember 2011 Final Faceoff

Posted On December 7, 2011

Movember, the month formally known as November, has officially come to an end.

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Movember 2011: The Skyline MOs vs the Guelph Storm MOs

Posted On November 3, 2011

This November, The Guelph Storm will face-off in an epic battle off the ice, a battle of the moustache or "MO" against their longtime community...

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Skyline Hits the Ice for Community and for Charity

Posted On October 11, 2011

For the third consecutive year, Skyline is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of their local OHL team, the Guelph Storm for the 2011-12 season.

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Skyline's 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic Raises Over $60,000!

Posted On September 9, 2011

On Thursday, September 9th, 2011, Skyline held their 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic, a much anticipated annual event.

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Skyline Hosts Special Day for Special Kids

Posted On March 28, 2011

On Sunday February 27th 2011, Skyline hosted their second annual Big Brother Big Sisters of Guelph day at a Guelph Storm home game in honour...

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Skyline's 6th Annual Charity Golf Classic Raises Over $30,000!

Posted On September 10, 2010

On September 9th, 2010, over 250 guests and golfers came out to show their support for a good cause and helped make this year's charity...

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Skyline Announces Donation of Land to Habitat for Humanity

Posted On July 16, 2010

Skyline was thrilled this July to finally be able to celebrate the kick-off of the build that has recently commenced in the Guelph's west end...

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Lucky Couple Wins Free Rent for a Year!

Posted On May 19, 2009

On Tuesday, May 19th, Skyline awarded one lucky couple Free Rent for a Year at Tuscany Village - the company's flagship property located in St.

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Guelph Tribune: Golfers Help Onward Willow

Posted On June 27, 2006

Skyline Inc. , a Guelph company that owns 10 apartment buildings in the city, raised $3,100 at its second annual Skyline Charity Golf Tournament.

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