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Project Updates

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  • Silvera for Seniors and the Alberta Ministry of Seniors and Housing cut the┬áribbon on June 3, 2016 to officially open Phase One of Gilchrist Gardens, with 61 Independent Living suites.
    Read the media release here.
  • If you’re interested in living at Gilchrist Gardens, please contact our placement office at 403.567.5301/ or apply online.




  • Photos of Phase One of the project (61 Independent Living suites) from mid-August, 2015.


  • On March 13, the Government of Alberta announced $21 million dollars in new funding to start building Phase Two of the project. Phase Two is devoted to 114 Supportive Living Units.


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  • The second floor structure is nearing completion
  • Silvera for Seniors works with the Gilchrist development owner, Alberta Social Housing Corporation, and the prime consultant, Abugov Kaspar Architects to review and contemplate a Phase 2 Supportive Living development component.



  • The general contractor, Omicron Construction, breaks ground on Phase One (61 Independent Living suites) on June 1.
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