Data & Research
Community Housing Canada held a series of Café Pracadémiques – workshops where academics, housing organizations, community housing tenants and others discussed challenges and opportunities in the community housing sector, along with shared concepts of “resilience” and “sustainability”. These conversations took place in four cities across Canada. The “What we heard” summary reports are available here, each considering community housing sustainability in the context of a particular theme:
- Edmonton, AB – Reconciliation
- Saint John, NB – Aging and rural populations
- Hamilton, ON – Business transformation and workforce development
- Vancouver, BC – Climate change
Promising practices in affordable housing:
Evolution and innovation in BC and Quebec
Canadian Housing Policy Roundtable, February 2019
The Canadian Housing Policy Roundtable (CHPR) is a group of leading housing thinkers committed to working across sectors to develop shares solutions to strengthen Canada’s housing system.
Edmonton Café Pracadémique Report
The Edmonton Café Pracademique was held as part of the Community Housing Canada Research partnership with the intent to highlight the collective understandings that were found in terms of sustainability and resilience in community housing.
Saint John Café Pracadémique Report
Stephen MacMackin and David Turner shared their recent experience of establishing seniors’ community housing in the rural setting of Hampton, NB.
Hamilton Café Pracadémique Report
Leigh Bursey, Margie Carlson and Jeff Neven shared their experiences of business transformation and workforce development in Ontario.
Vancouver Café Pracadémique Report
Ian Cullis and Christine Williams shared their knowledge of climate change and community housing issues in BC.