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Community Housing Canada: 2022 Retrospective

As a new year dawns, it is tradition to reflect on the year past. Here, we provide a brief retrospective on the achievements of Community Housing Canada in 2022. Our research is divided into six clusters, each exploring a specific issue that the community housing sector faces. Working with community housing providers, we aim to…

You’re Invited! Social Inclusion Solutions and Visions: A Series

Community Housing Canada’s Housing, Mobilization and Engagement Research Lab (HOME-RL) at the University of New Brunswick is hosting a series of three workshops on Wednesdays in October 2022 on the issue of social inclusion in community housing. Community partners and academics will present solutions that have been implemented across Canada, followed by a more interactive…

NON-MARKET HOUSING MODELS IN CANADA: A CASE SERIES/MODÈLES DE LOGEMENT NON MARCHANDS AU CANADA: UNE SÉRIE D’ÉTUDES DE CAS

Community Housing Canada (CHC) is a joint CMHC – SSHRC funded partnership project with the aim of addressing complex questions that need answers to ensure that the renewal and expansion of community housing in Canada is sustainable and resilient. CHC includes several Areas of Inquiry (AoI) which lead various dimensions of community housing research for…

Perceptions of Health and Wellbeing Benefits from Living in Housing Cooperatives in Canada

We are excited to announce that Mandeep Sidhu has successfully defended his master’s thesis at Lakehead University! Mandeep’s study explores how housing cooperatives can promote health and well-being. Cross-sectional data were collected using semi-structured interviews with representatives and members of fourteen housing cooperatives across Canada. Data analysis was guided by two frameworks proposing how social…

CHC Team Members Present @ CHF Annual Meeting

On June 17th, two members of the CHF team had the opportunity to present at the 2022 Co-Operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia! Ashley Wilkinson (PhD Student) and Mandeep Sidhu (MHSc Candidate) presented as part of the “Research highlights, trends and news from the wider world” session, along with…

Housing Vulnerability and Well-Being in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A B.C. Survey on the Secondary Effects of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions

Link to study: http://summit.sfu.ca/item/22493 Alternate Link: https://communityhousingcanada.files.wordpress.com/2022/07/housing-vulnerability-in-the-pandemic_submit.pdf Drawing on a representative sample survey of B.C. adult residents, this report examines different aspects of housing situations and factors that may increase housing vulnerability or resilience during the pandemic. We take this approach because of the significant impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), including the closure of non-essential…

Simpcw First Nation is hiring a housing manager!

Simpcw is a progressive organization with its main office located in Chu Chua near Barriere, BC and less than a one-hour drive from Kamloops, BC.  Simpcw offers competitive remuneration packages to their full-time employees and has a friendly, positive work environment with great career advancement opportunities. The housing manager is responsible for ensuring that housing…

Job Openings at Athabasca University

Co-Investigator Dr Katie McDonald is seeking two research assistants to begin in July 2022! Guiding Professional Development in Canadian Affordable Housing Job 1:An environmental scan will be conducted to document and assess the professional development opportunities that already exist in Canada for housing professionals, which are often offered at local levels. The process will include…

Job Opportunities with BC Housing

We are excited to share that our partner, BC Housing’s Social and Economic team is hiring two senior researchers (Current Opportunities (bchousing.org)).  BC Housing is looking for experienced researchers who can manage complex research projects, analyse data, produce a variety of reports and engage in knowledge mobilization. The successful candidates would also have considerable experience connecting…

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