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The 16 new measures announced by the Ontario government on Thursday will help the city move towards stabilizing housing affordability, says Evergreen’s Michelle German.
Read about the Government of Canada’s investment in regional express rail in Ontario.
March 21, 2017
Evergreen launches Neighbourhood Nature Play
Evergreen, in partnership with the City of Kitchener and generously supported by the Lyle S. Hallman Foundation (LSHF), launches Neighbourhood Nature Play, a project to expand outdoor play and learning opportunities in Gzowski and Kingsdale parks in Kitchener, Ontario.
November 22, 2016
Report on Canada’s national housing strategy released
Canadians are calling for a collaborative, strong and innovative national housing strategy to eliminate homelessness across the country.
They want a plan that boosts the country’s affordable housing stock and employs new financial solutions to improve the living conditions of vulnerable people, including indigenous communities. Government, participants say, must also set clear outcomes and targets, collect data, and examine existing laws and policies to ensure fair access to safe and affordable housing.
Those were some of the key themes identified through a four-month-long, countrywide consultation and summarized in a report released on Tuesday, entitled What We Heard: Shaping Canada’s National Housing Strategy.
Michelle German, senior project manager at Evergreen CityWorks and co-ordinator for the GTA Housing Action Lab, said on Monday more than 80 stakeholders — including developers, architects, along with members of municipal government, the financial industry and the private and public housing sector — met in Toronto to continue mapping out next steps.
“People in the housing sector have really gotten to a place where they realize we are stronger together, German said. “We are trying to address way more than housing.” Read the full article on Toronto Star Online.
September 30, 2016
Toronto Housing Summit
Evergreen is proud to be a sponsor for the Toronto Housing Summit on September 30, 2016. Mayor Tory’s leadership in hosting this Summit as well as the participation of Provincial Minister Bill Mauro and Federal Minister Jean-Yves Duclos encourages us. This is a historic moment where three levels of government are aligned with a shared purpose.