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The Politics of Housing in the Okanagan and Beyond

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Kelowna

Kelowna, BC

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Join us from September 30 - October 1 for wide-ranging conversations about issues facing Canadians today.

Event 1:

Dr. David Hulchanski
Professor of Housing and Community Development
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
University of Toronto
Talk: Canada’s National Housing Strategy: what it means for homeownership, renting and homelessness.

MONDAY, SEPT.30
MARY IRWIN THEATRE (421 CAWSTON AVE.)
7:00-9:00 P.M.

Event 2:

Panel Discussion: Social Housing and Homelessness

Moderator: David Saltman, Kelowna Sustainability Council

Panelists:
Luke Stack, City Councillor, Kelowna
Gordon Lovegrove, UBCO, Engineering (Co-housing)
Ken Chau, UBCO, Engineering (Happipad)
Kyleen Myrah, Okanagan School of Business
John Graham, UBCO, Social Work

TUESDAY, OCT.1
UBC OKANAGAN (UNC 200)
4:00-5:30PM

Event 3:

Panel Discussion: Sustainability: Indigenous and Green Housing

Opening remarks: Mayor Colin Basran

Moderator: Kevin Hanna, UBCO

Panelists:
John Bass, UBC Vancouver, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Jaimie Harris, Heiltsuk Nation
Brian Rippy OC, Penticton, Sustainable Construction Technology
Trevor Butler, Passive House Canada

TUESDAY, OCT.1
KELOWNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (1380 ELLIS ST.)
7:00-9:00PM

All talks are free to attend and open to the public, but registration is required.

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Kelowna

Kelowna, BC

Canada

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