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This tradesperson thanks frontline workers by volunteering

Byron Bustillo put out a message offering to do small repair jobs for frontline workers and seniors, pro bono.
By: Greggory Clark
April 05, 2020
Photo: BB's Roofing (Facebook)
Photo: BB's Roofing (Facebook)

"It brought me to tears," said Alicia Robblee, an ICU nurse at The Ottawa Hospital. She was "stunned" when a neighbour called Byron Bustillo, a local roofer, to repair her leaking eavestrough. Water was pouring into the window wells of Robblee's home.

Bustillo is a home contractor who put out a message on Facebook offering to do roofing repair jobs for front-line workers and seniors, free of charge.

"Just being able to help out the community and give back... makes me feel good," Bustillo told CBC Ottawa.

Robblee said: "In my job right now it's very tense... and just knowing that there was somebody who wanted to take their time to help nurses and other health professionals, it really touched me."

Source: CBC Ottawa

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