CP builds its own affordable housing for workers in bustling British Columbia city

Revelstoke Mayor Gary Sulz (at left) and Canadian Pacific Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Culture Officer Chad Rolstad visited the housing construction site. Canadian Pacific

From the late 1800s to mid-1900s, many railroads built section houses and dormitories to provide housing for workers who carried out their tasks far from home. By 1960, that practice mostly ended. Now, Canadian Pacific is building something similar for its workers in Revelstoke, British Columbia — a picturesque hamlet in the Columbia Mountains that’s been growing in popularity as a great place to live or visit.


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