In the Community


Our community matters to us

The Mactaggart Hryn Team has a passionate commitment to doing all we can to strengthen our local community. We gain immense personal benefit and growth from our volunteering work and the financial donations we can make to support the good work of the charities around us.

We also know that giving back is good for business - a stronger, resilient community attracts economic investment and opportunity, which in turn leads to a stronger local economy, and that in turn is good for our client - your families, your businesses and your investments. Talk about win-win.


The Oak Tree Project

In 2014, The Mactaggart Family was proud to launch The Oak Tree Project, which invites members of our community to help us direct our donations to the organizations they feel need it most. The web-based project is designed to bring local charities and members of our community together to tell the many wonderful stories of the impact of our not-for-profit sector. With in-kind and financial support from community partners, fund companies and even our clients, The Oak Tree Project distributed more than $50,000 to charity in its first two years, and has become a much anticipated annual philanthropic event.

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In 2014, Mike co-founded Goodworking with his friend, Danny Williamson. Goodworking is a quarterly event for people in Guelph who care about doing good to meet like-minded folks in a laid-back atmosphere.

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Downtown Advisory Committee

Since 2011, Will has been an active member of the Downtown Advisory Committee. The Committee provides strategic input and advice to Council and Staff on matters pertaining to issues impacting the economic, social, cultural, environmental, physical and educational conditions in Downtown Guelph.

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The Rotary Club of Guelph-Wellington

Will joined the Rotary Club of Guelph-Wellington in 2003. He currently leads the club's program committee and helps put together the club's annual rubber duck race on Canada Day.

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