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New landscaping business gives formerly homeless men a second chance in life

In Our Backyard founded from partnership between Guelph's The Community Company and the Cambridge Shelter

May 8, 2023  By Turf & Rec

A new landscaping company has been founded through a partnership between The Community Company in Guelph and the Cambridge Shelter. In Our Backyard provides work opportunities for men who previously resided at the homeless shelter and are currently housed. Six men are currently employed by In Our Backyard, including one individual who had previously worked 23 years in the landscaping and construction industries.


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