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Metal Scraps & Golf Tournaments

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13th June

Remember holding bottle drives when you were a kid – scouring the neighbourhood for pop cans and 2-litre plastic Coke bottles? Maybe you were raising money for your annual Cub Scout camping trip, or just trying to earn a little extra cash to buy the latest video game. Whatever the reason, you took the job seriously and didn’t let a single can or bottle pass you buy.

Every month at Parker Johnston we have our own version of a bottle drive when we collect and recycle scrap metal from our many residential and commercial roofing projects. The money we get for returning this metal goes into our Employee Fund.  In February alone we recycled over 12,560 Ibs of metal scraps—imagine how many video games we could buy!

Actually, the Employee Fund is used to pay for a number of staff and charity … Read More »

Giving Back to Our Community

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31st January

For our team at Parker Johnston, supporting our community is almost as important to us as supporting the roofs we build. Generosity is defined as the habit of giving without expecting anything in return. Even without expectations, it is an amazing feeling to see the results and hear the success of your efforts first hand. We couldn’t be happier about some of the kind words that have been written on our Testimonials page.

As you may already know, this year we decided to put our own spin on “Movember” to create “Beardvember”, much to our spouses delight. We thought this would be a great opportunity to raise money for our community and make a difference on a more personal level. We contacted one of our clients, School District #63 (Saanich), who let us know their breakfast and lunch program, that supports … Read More »

Galas, Beards & Scrums – Our Community Update

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21st December

Supporting our community has been Parker Johnston’s legacy since 1950. We are actively involved in the community by making donations to charitable and not-for profit organizations and supporting many community events.

We donated to local community associations and causes such as the Visions gala hosted by the Victoria Hospitals Foundation. We are also proud to support the YMCA-YWCA Greater Victoria, Victoria Dragon Boat Festival, Pacific Salmon Foundation, Victoria Fish and Game Protective Association, Westshore Rebels Football Association, Steve Drane Racing and the David Foster Foundation to name a few.

This year, the boys of PJ put our own spin on Movember with “Beard-vember”. Parker Johnston matched all the money raised by our scruffy roofers and donated it to support hot lunch programs at local schools. Check out our Facebook album for photos!

We also continually support the Velox Rugby Clubs in … Read More »

Our first blog post

30th May

As usual, a lot has been going on with Parker Johnston this season. First of all, you may have noticed that we have a brand new website! We’ve been working hard to get our new site launched and we’re very proud of the final result. We hope you find our navigation easy to use and can find information on all of our service offerings. What do you think?

We have some large and exciting commercial projects on the go right now. Parker Johnston is currently working on the Uptown Shopping Centre Phase II, and we’re excited to be a part of what will soon be a Victoria landmark. We’re also roofing the Mondrian, a beautiful new real estate development Downtown. You can also find our team busy roofing Sobey’s new Distribution Centre, which is a great new advancement for the company. … Read More »