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Our History

This timeline highlights the most significant events in our history. For a more comprehensive overview of our over 40 years of history please click below.

Timeline

1976
1976

May 27, 1976

Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary Association for Senior Citizens (RCDCASC) is established and registered as a non-profit entity in Alberta.
1980
1980

June 8, 1980

Carroll Place officially opened on June 8, 1980

1982
1982

July 2, 1982

Columbus Manor officially opened on July 2, 1982

1983
1983

June 24, 1983

Francis Klein Centre officially opened on June 24, 1983

1983

September 23, 1983

St. James Court officially opened on September 23, 1983

1985
1985

June 21, 1985

Anthonian Court officially opened on June 21, 1985

1993
1993

September 12, 1993

St. Paul’s Villa officially opened on September 12, 1993

1995
1995

October 1, 1995

Crossroads Court officially opened on October 1, 1995

1995

July 1, 1995

Alberta designated the RCDCASC as the Housing Management Body with full authority over the management of these 7 properties.

2005
2005

Feb. 16, 2005

BOBHSA Old LogoThe organization changed its name to the Bishop O’Byrne Housing for Seniors Association

 

 

2013
2013

January 2013

Columbus Place, the first BOBHSA owned and operated Affordable Housing building was opened following 14 months of construction

2015
2015

Early 2015

Updated name and logo to Bishop O’Byrne Housing Association. (the new name reflects the expanded mission to serve the entire community)

2015

2015-2018

BOBHA joins the RESOLVE campaign- the one-of-a-kind collaborative capital campaign of nine low-income housing providers with a goal of capital fundraising to end homelessness in Calgary

2019
2019

Spring 2019

BOBHA receives a grant form the Calgary Foundation to undergo a rebranding initiative

2019

Summer 2019

BOBHA begins construction on its newest project, made possible by donations through the RESOLVE Campaign

2020
2020

Summer 2020

BOBHA unveils its new Brand!

2021
2021

March 2021

Anticipated opening of its new building – adding 104 units to the affordable housing stock in Calgary

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