Earlier this afternoon, the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, delivered a very brief Speech from the Throne, articulating the government’s priorities at a high level for the 42nd Parliament.
Yesterday afternoon, the Prime Minister announced the appointment of 35 parliamentary secretaries who will support cabinet ministers in fulfilling their respective mandates.
Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna and Ontario Community Safety Minister Yasir Naqvi on Hand to Lend Support on National Housing Day.
Last week, ministerial mandate letters were made public—a first in Canadian history. These documents lay out the Prime Minister’s expectations and instructions for each of his ministers. CHRA was encouraged to see housing mentioned in four separate portfolios. We were also pleased to see such an emphasis placed on transparency and collaboration to achieve government objectives.
Duclos Confirmed as Minister Responsible for CMHC; Many Housing Champions in Cabinet; Long Form Census Reinstated; A Way Home: New National Coalition Works Together to End Youth Homelessness; Call for Information: International Review of Initiatives to Aid the Development of Income Mixed Housing; Webinars, Reports, People & Events.
Missed the CHRA webinar on Affordable Homeownership Partnerships with Habitat for Humanity Canada that took place on October 21st? Watch it here!
The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA), which represents the full spectrum of affordable housing options across Canada, congratulates Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau and his Liberal team on their federal election victory.
CHRA is pleased to announce that Tim Ross will assume the role of Interim Executive Director of the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association effective November 5.