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Manulife Financial's Shibani Ahuja volunteers for Habitat for Humanity Toronto. (Moe Doiron/Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail)
Manulife Financial's Shibani Ahuja volunteers for Habitat for Humanity Toronto. (Moe Doiron/Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail)

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Six years ago, Shibani Ahuja didn’t know the difference between a floor joist and a truss. That all changed when she started working for Manulife Financial Corporation.

Don’t worry – the financial-services company hasn’t branched out into the construction industry. Rather, it encourages and supports employees’ volunteer efforts with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity Toronto, which helps low-income families buy quality, affordable homes.

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