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Oshawa’s tiny house generates market buzz: ‘It just really sparked my interest’

By THAC | Mar 27, 2019

By Aaron Streck Videographer, Global News Original article A 253-square-foot house has just sold in central Oshawa. The former owner says there was no shortage of interest in the property. Aaron Streck has more on this particular house and why so many people put in an offer. A 253-square-foot house has just sold in central…

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Spring cleaning!

By THAC | Mar 25, 2019

People collect things as an expression of emotion; of personality. The downfall of this is that the excess of our possessions, of the things that are owned, infact have the nefarious ability to possess the human as an emotional muddle up. As such, “things” collected can clutter and complicate our lives as the inventory grows;…

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Velux Cabrio Balcony Windows

By THAC | Mar 25, 2019

. Velux Cabrio Balcony Windows VELUX CABRIO® balcony opens in seconds to give your loft space a place in the sun. The innovative balcony adds air, light and a great view to your home. For added convenience, the VELUX CABRIO® balcony fits flush with the roof when closed. Contact: Customer Service (1+800-888-3589): Monday through Friday…

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5 Struggles of an Aspiring Minimalist

By THAC | Mar 22, 2019

Originally posted on Becoming Minimalist.com By Craig Stephens, Retire Before Dad The fundamentals of minimalism resonate with me today because of a period of my life when I lived well with few possessions. In my 20’s, I left my career to go backpacking in Asia and Latin America. During the 14 months of bumpy bus…

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‘Tiny homes’ provide shelter, job skills for central Alberta First Nation

By THAC | Mar 22, 2019

By Sarah Kraus Reporter, Global News Original article For the last six months, 11 students on the Montana First Nation south of Edmonton have been working on a little project with big results. Sarah Kraus has more on the tiny homes project. Watch movie here After six months of hard work, eleven students officially graduated…

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Edmonton’s first tiny home village would serve homeless military veterans

By THAC | Mar 12, 2019

By Paige Parsons Edmonton’s first village of tiny homes could be ready with a year to give military veterans experiencing homeless a place to rebuild their lives. The Homes for Heroes Foundation secured a lease for a small wedge of vacant public land in Edmonton’s Evansdale neighbourhood this week. The proposed village would have roughly…

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The Journey to Tiny

By THAC | Feb 5, 2019

Design Choices: Foundations & Wheels Like any home, there are thousands of designs to choose from using a whole massive range of different materials. And where there is not one found that fits your dreams, you can design your own! We would recommend the simple flow chart process as depicted in the image above to…

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THAC Membership, Advertising & Donations

By THAC | Mar 28, 2018

Tiny Home Alliance Canada (THAC): Latest news for getting organized Membership Our working process for membership has launched! Be part of our directions and goals for inclusions of tiny homes and other affordable housing options in Canada. To learn more about the voting and non-voting membership classes and become a member, click here Listings and…

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Why go tiny?

By THAC | Mar 18, 2018

In a world of over-consumption and poorly distributed (finite) resources, tiny homes offer long-term sustainability solutions including the security and freedom that comes from owning less debt and fewer possessions. By our research, the chief reason people downsize to “tiny” is a desire to simplify their lives. Other common causes include housing affordability, ecological stewardship,…

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