VANCOUVER – A five-person panel will discuss Greater Vancouver's housing crisis and hear stories and ideas for solutions from the public.
The panel includes:
Adriane Carr – Vancouver City Council MemberTesicca Truong – Generation Squeeze
Harpinder Sandhu – Co-author of the report Building an Affordable B.C.; CUPE 1767 member
Kari Michaels – BCGEU Executive Vice President
Paul Finch – BCGEU Treasurer and co-author of the report Building an Affordable B.C.
The BCGEU will also present recommendations from the report Building an Affordable B.C. (www.affordablebc.ca/our-plan), co-authored by CUPE 1767 President Jared Melvin and Vice President Harpinder Sandhu, including how the provincial government can strengthen its 30-point housing plan to address the root of the crisis: speculation on the part of financial institutions and wealthy investors in the housing market.
WHAT: BCGEU to host public meeting on housing affordability crisis
WHEN: Monday, February 26, 2018
TIME: 6:30 pm start (doors open at 6:15 pm)
WHERE: Vancouver Public Library, Peter Kaye Room - 350 West Georgia Street (at Hamilton)
Read our recent media release: Government must take bolder action on speculation tax
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