$20 – $30

Building Knowledge & Capacity in BC Small Communities in Affordable Housing

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Best Western Westerly Hotel

1590 Cliffe Ave

Courtenay, BC V9N 2K4

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Join the Whistler Centre for Sustainability, BC Housing, Comox Valley Regional District and Comox Valley Coalition on Homelessness for an engaging workshop to understand the key challenges in building affordable housing in small communities in BC, learn about proven leading practices in building affordable housing, and to co-develop specific strategies in your community to build housing on the ground.

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Workshop Objectives:

1. To develop a common understanding among BC small communities of the main challenges as well as leading practices in building affordable housing.
2. To provide a forum for learning about leading practices, tools and strategies for building affordable housing.
3. To provide a facilitated forum for discussion among stakeholders to share knowledge and exchange ideas.
4. To support the development of an immediate-term implementation plan for building affordable housing in the community.

Speakers confirmed to date:

Dale Mikkelsen, Director of Development, SFU Community Trust
Peer-Daniel Krause, Policy Director, BCNPHA
Andrea Cupelli, Coordinator, Comox Valley Coalition on Homelessness
Pat McKenna, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity North Island
Roger Kishi, Wachiay Friendship Centre and Village of Cumberland Councilor
Kevin Albers, CEO, M'akola Development Services

* Lunch and refreshments included.

This workshop qualifies for 6 CPL learning units from PIBC and 5 CPD points through BC Housing.

Partners:

Co-hosted by BC Housing and the Whistler Centre for Sustainability.

Thank you to our community partners the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness and BC Non-Profit Housing Association.

BC Non-Profit Housing Association

We are grateful for the support of the Real Estate Foundation of BC and Columbia Basin Trust.



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