WesternOne in the Community

WesternOne, and our legacy companies, have been proud to uphold the duties and responsibilities as members of your community for generations.

From our British Columbia and Alberta outlets, our commitment to each local community remains unchanged. Each of our separately managed outlets is proud to maintain its commitment to contribute to betterment of each of the local communities in which we operate, live and play.

WesternOne officially sponsors and participates in numerous local events and we also encourage our employees to get out and get involved. As a result, we all benefit from the active communities, active employees and the excellent quality of life we are fortunate to have.

 

We would like to thank the team at Downtown Calgary for including us in their first annual festival of lights display this past weekend.  We donated the use of our equipment to help with the loading and unloading of displays, held up the Chopstick = Chandelier display, and heated the igloo.  GLOW is a family-friendly interactive light festival held in the heart of...

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VanDusen Botanical Garden who just wrapped up their successful 2016 Festival of Lights celebration. WesternOne is excited to have been a part of the setup and takedown of this spectacular event by providing our aerial equipment! Make sure you don’t miss out on the 2017 event that will be reopening December 1st, 2017!

UPDATE: 2016 Lights of Hope raised over $3 million for St. Paul’s hospital. This year, funds raised through the Lights of Hope are supporting St. Paul’s Teck Emergency Centre and ground zero of the current opioid overdose crisis. WesternOne is honored to have played a small roll with the setup and take down for this amazing event. To learn more or to donate visit -...

Every year in Vancouver, WesternOne has donated equipment to assist with the setup for the Lights of Hope. Tonight at 6pm the big reveal with over 100,000 light bulbs, spanning a length of more than 10 kilometers will sparkle in the night sky. Since 1998, St. Paul’s Foundation has illuminated the streets with a breathtaking display of Christmas lights in support of Lights of Hope, the annual...

At this years WestJest Christmas Miracle, WestJet gave back to Fort McMurray families who were impacted by the devastating wildfires with an event called the Snowflake Soirée. As a gift to those families, WestJet parachuted Christmas ornaments from the sky that included free airline tickets for each family member inside, dinner and a free concert by Johnny Reid.

Our staff at...

This football season WesternOne proudly donated one of our scissor lifts to Northern Elite Football in Fort McMurray. Northern Elite Football’s goal is to expand the football community within Wood Buffalo and engage the youth in organized sports. Studies have shown that participating in organized sports from an early age has helped develop a variety of skills including teamwork, leadership,...

WesternOne proudly donated an aerial lift to the LGBTQ2+ Community so they could make this short film for the Vancouver Pride festival. The short film; Better Together: a Vancouver Pride Story; features tilt shift photography and the lift came in handy for all of the elevated shots. Watch the film below.

 

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WesternOne partnered with Vancouver Mural Festival to get artists in the air to transform how art is seen in our city. VMF provides a platform to connect young artist with a wide audience both locally and internationally. Over one month 56 artists created 53 new murals in Mount Pleasant, Strathcona and the False Creek Flats. To learn how you can participate in 2017 visit -...

Abby was a 9 year old passionate, dedicated skiier. She loved the sport since she first tried it at 3 years old, and was always laughing and smiling when she was on the hill.

On December 6, 2015, though, her family's lives changed forever; Abby had an accident that would instantly take the life from her. She was off with her group and took a wrong turn into a tree. The great team of ski...

The Canada Winter Games were recently held in Prince George, and WesternOne supplied heat, power and fuel to contribute to the success of the games.

The Games Organising Committee were so impressed with WesternOne's efforts that they sent us a glowing review, you can see part of it on our testimonials page.

Evan Bouchard, a competitor that WesternOne have been proudly sponsoring...

The Canada Games start in Prince George this Friday, just a few days away!

WesternOne are not only heating and fueling the games, but we're also sponsoring two competitors.

Jack Kosterman will be competing as part of Team...

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is taking over the world, and now it's made its way to WesternOne! Members of our team have accepted the challenge and have been dumping (telehandler) buckets of iced water over themselves, and donating to the ALS Foundation to fund much-needed research into the disease.

As you might notice in the videos, many of our team members are taking this challenge on...

On August 16, a team of WesternOne Warriors from our Fort McMurray Heat & Power and NEW Aerial branch participated in the third annual Northern Warrior Race, to support the...

WesternOne held our third annual Stampede BBQ at our Calgary Heat & Power branch on Thursday, and it was our best yet!

This year we chose to raise money for the Alberta Children's Hospital, and with the help of our generous staff and customers, raised a grand total of $2155.55 through a raffle and 50/50 prize draw....