The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) invite you to:
Housing on the Hill Day 2017
October 17, 2017
Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street
CHRA and CAEH are once again teaming up to host “Housing on the Hill” 2017 on Tuesday, October 17. With over $15 billion in investments in social and affordable housing and homelessness programs contained in the 2017 Budget, and with a National Housing Strategy to be unveiled shortly, Housing on the Hill provides a timely and unique opportunity to engage with Members of Parliament to seek out their support, raise awareness, and set the stage for additional investments in housing in future years.
Join fellow housing leaders at our “Housing on the Hill Day” for a day of insightful commentary, discussion, and advocacy on housing. Attendees will have a firsthand opportunity to learn about the National Housing Strategy, visit one on one with Members of Parliament, and network with politicians – all in an effort to raise awareness and build long term political support for a National Housing Strategy, and lay the groundwork for current and future sustainable funding for housing and homelessness policies.
The schedule will be as follows, but is subject to change:
8:00am – 8:30am: Breakfast and networking
8:30am – 9:00am: Opening remarks and greetings – CHRA, CAEH
9:00 am – 9:15am: Discussion on Hill Day and Parliamentary Logistics
9:15am – 10:00am: Federal Government Presentation – Where are we at with the National Housing Strategy (speaker to be confirmed)
10:00am – 10:30am: “Meet Your Team” – Delegates meet their teams
10:30am – 12:00pm: Departure for the Hill, 1st set of meetings with Members of Parliament
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch and debrief
1:15pm – 3:00pm: Return to Parliament Hill for Question Period
3:00pm – 4:30pm: Second meetings with MPs
4:30pm – 5:30pm: Debrief
5:30pm – 7:00pm: Reception with MPs – location to be confirmed
To take part in this unique political opportunity to help shape the National Housing Strategy, complete the secure online registration form to reserve your spot. Note, the number of participants is limited, so RSVP today!
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