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New federal leaders, including a minister for housing, could be the start of something good. Or, they could be merely symbolic. We need leaders to act on the affordable housing crisis at scale and with urgency.
In this Five Good Ideas session, Rosemarie Powell, Executive Director of the Toronto Community Benefits Network (TCBN), shares lessons she has learned as the leader of a community-labour coalition charged with implementing community benefits agreements.
Will the appointment of a housing Minister and Advocate solve Canada's housing crisis? Also: diversity in the criminal justice system, the launch of Welfare in Canada, 2020, and making bad boards better.
Examining how the barriers obstructing access to justice for Black, Indigenous, and racialized people are found not only in the legal profession itself, but in the academic pipeline that produces its practitioners.
Deputation to the City of Toronto’s Planning and Housing Committee on Proposed Inclusionary Zoning By-law Amendments.
Local governments have a range of tools it can use to improve affordable housing. What we need now is for our leaders to pick up those tools and use them.