Our Bright Fire Starters were spotted at Five Islands Provincial Park and Sheldon MacLeod spoke with our Executive Director, Liam O’Rourke to talk about this exciting and growing venture.Read More
After taking our Tiny Home on the road for the first time this year in the Natal Day Parade, LakeCity Works’ Executive Director Liam O'Rourke Talks with Sheldon MacLeod about The Second Annual Tiny Home Lottery and what makes it even better the second time around on News 95.7.Read More
Meet Neil, he is our Tiny Home Build Team Construction Assistant this summer. He is particularly excited to learn about custom framing and the ad-hoc creative problem solving that building a tiny home requires at times. Additionally, Neil has…Read More
Join us on July 22 for our LakeCity Open House! As part of Halifax Pride, LakeCity Works is hosting an open house tour of its facilities on July 22. This event will focus on our innovative programming, such as the Therapeutics Woodworking Program which supports LGBTQ+ individuals living with mental illness.Read More
Meet River, she is our Tiny Home Build, Team Lead this summer. She is so excited to be supporting LakeCity Work and the TinyHome project to bring awareness to how affordable housing can have positive impacts to youth mental health…Read More
Halifax Regional Municipality has ordered 50 of the tables made from recycled plastic from Dartmouth's LakeCity Works.Read More
LakeCity is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Halifax Regional Municipality in building and delivering 50 recycled plastic picnic tables. These unique picnic tables – part of our Plastics venture – will be installed at various parks and beaches throughout the municipality.Read More
Join us on May 28 for a walking tour of LakeCity Works! As part of National AccessAbility Week and in partnership with reachAbility, we are hosting Open House tours to showcase our inclusive support services for people living with mental illness and facing barriers to employment.Read More
LakeCity Works is thrilled to be hiring for 5 youth this summer, thanks to the Canada Summer Jobs program!Read More
CBC’s Land and Sea Network presents The Wonders of Waste.
LakeCity Plastics featured at the 8 min 30 sec markRead More
LakeCity Woodworkers provides hands-on experience for people with mental illness
When Kim Shaw came to LakeCity Woodworkers nearly four years ago, she was at the point where she found it hard to leave the house.
Grappling with mental illness, Shaw had become isolated. Now, she said, she is surrounded by a community of people who understand.
“This place has been a lifeline for me,” said Shaw.Read More
Home is where you take it.
“You could take this to Cape Breton for a year and take it to the Valley for another year,” Liam O’Rourke, executive director of LakeCity Works in Dartmouth, said of the tiny eight-by-20-foot house that has been built on a trailer.Read More
LakeCity is thrilled to announce that we will be offering free therapeutic woodworking programs for people living with mental illness.Read More
This summer will be an exciting time at LakeCity Works as they take on a new challenge that will allow them to extend their services to younger people. Working with local students, LakeCity will construct a Tiny Home on location at 386 Windmill Rd.Read More