SUSTAINABLE HOUSING ASSET RESOURCE EXCHANGE

INNOVATION SERIES

Driving Social Housing Innovations through Partnerships

Date: June 7, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST

Location: Regency Ballroom, Best Western North Bay & Conference Centre, 700 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, Ontario P1A 2G4 (view map).

Event Moderator: William (Bill) Bradica, Chief Administrative Officer, The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board


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EVENT DESCRIPTION:

The Northern Ontario Service Deliverers Association (NOSDA) and the Housing Services Corporation (HSC) hosted a special one day forum with a cross-section of stakeholders. Our discussions focused on how Northern Ontario can advance affordable housing development and assist people in social housing through partnerships.

Thank you to all for participating in this event. With over 100 attendees, this in-person forum provided an opportunity to learn about social and affordable housing innovations, share solutions for Northern Ontario communities and build a network to facilitate partnership opportunities.

FULL FORUM PROGRAM

FORUM PROGRAM AT A GLANCE:

9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.  // Registration, light breakfast and networking //

9:30 a.m.- 9:45 a.m.  // Welcome and Opening Remarks //

// Keynote Address: Building on Success: Housing and Health Working in Partnership // 

SpeakerDarlene Cook, General Manager, CEO Peterborough Housing Corp 

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// Theme 1: Innovative Housing with Health Supports // 

Speakers: 

  • Sherry Fizzell, Director- home and Community, NE LHIN //
  • Debra Walko, Director of Senior Services, LOFT Community Services

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// Theme 2: Housing for Indigenous Persons in Urban Communities // 

Speakers:

  • Juliette Nicolet, Policy Director, Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres //
  • Don McBain, Executive Director, Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services

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// Theme 3: Delivering in Partnership: Approaches to Housing Solutions // 

Speakers:

  • Ken Ranta, Director, Housing Services Division, Thunder Bay DSSAB //
  • Donna Stewart, Director, Intergrated Social Services, Manitoulin-Sudbury DDSAB//
  • Marion Quigley, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Mental Health Association

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// Theme 4: Where do we go from here? // 

Speakers:

  • Howie Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Housing Services Corporation, //
  • William (Bill) Bradica, Chief Administrative Officer, The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board

// Concluding Remarks // 

Speaker: Catherine Matheson, General Manager, Community Development, City of Greater Sudbury 

 

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