The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) is pleased to report that the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers responsible for housing confirmed plans for the combined $1.4 billion for affordable housing between 2011 and 2014.
A new article by Carleton University PhD candidate, Nick Falvo, suggests how the Mayor of Toronto, can best spend public dollars to maintain and improve public housing in Toronto.
Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) celebrated paying off its first mortgage by holding a mortgage-burning party.
CHRA President, Bruce Pearce, acted as moderator for a session at the annual Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Conference in Halifax on June 6.
The Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards recognizes businesses, innovators and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency initiatives. CHRA member BUILD has been named one of this year's winners at the inaugural award presentation.
On June 3, 2011, his Excellency the Governor General opened the First Session of the 41st Parliament with a Speech from the Throne in the Senate Chamber. The purpose of the Speech from the Throneis to outline the government’s main objectives.
A #3- to $4-billion project along the Fraser River in BC has begin its 15 to 20 years to completion.
A new blog by Joy Connelly, a housing professional with more than 30 years of experience, aims to "throw open a conversation about social housing's future, starting with a few ideas of [her] own."
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced his new - and first majority - cabinet the morning of May 18th.
A recently-released public report from the Salvation Army reveals public perceptions about those experiencing homelessness in Canada.