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Federal budget doubles down on affordable housing

Yesterday’s federal budget announced several new items to improve the affordable housing crisis in Canada, while spending less than predicted...

Canada’s rental housing crisis: Fifth Estate

We’ve all heard stories about the rising rental cost, evictions, and homelessness in Canadian cities in the past decade or...

Housing vulnerability during the pandemic: Part II

On April 10th, I wrote a post about housing vulnerability during the pandemic, including interim programs and policies to support...

Leadership in a crisis

MacEachen Institute is doing a live webinar tonight on Leadership in a Crisis, as part of its new COVID-19 series....

Planning in the pandemic

As COVID-19 ravages the globe, we have an unusual opportunity to ask ourselves: how do cities function in emergencies? What...

What does the Canadian Housing Survey tell us?

Statistics Canada conducted the first Canadian Housing Survey in 2018, and intends to run it biennially until 2028. The data...

In case you missed our panel on LGBTQ2S+ seniors housing …

The purpose of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance panel discussion (held on October 22nd) was to situate...

MacEachen Institute’s fall speaker series

I’m a Founding Fellow in the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance. Every fall, MIPP organizes a speaker series...

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

In honour of National Housing Day, I’m live blogging from the National Housing Conference in Ottawa. One year after the...

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Today I attended a webinar on non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing through the Planning Institute of British Columbia. Given...

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