Housing on the Hill Day 2022

Housing on the Hill Day 2022

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202283 Views

September 27, 2022 | Ottawa, Ontario

Delta Ottawa Hotel (101 Lyon Street)

Housing on the Hill Day is back and in-person for 2022!

Housing on the Hill Day is an annual event organized by CHRA that facilitates meetings between housing professionals and Members of Parliament to discuss issues of importance to the social and non-profit housing sector. The Day’s agenda also features updates on key federal housing policies and programs delivered by senior government and political representatives and an all-party political panel that will provide insight into the parties’ views on the housing crisis and how to address it.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear directly from senior national housing leaders and officials and engage in discussions directly with federal elected officials on the issues that matter to you and the community housing sector at large.

Space is limited! Register now to reserve your spot!

Tentative Agenda

Watch this space for updates

8:30am – 8:45am: Opening Remarks and greetings:

  • Elder Greeting
  • Tim Crooks, President, Canadian Housing and Renewal Association

8:45am – 9:00am: Discussion on Hill Day, parliamentary logistics, and key messages

  • Jacob Gorenkoff, Director, Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Canadian Housing and Renewal Association

9:00am – 10:15am: “Power and Politics” Political Panel – Housing Edition

A group of Members of Parliament from each of the political parties will discuss and debate the federal government’s role in addressing Canada’s housing crisis.

  • Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Diversity of Inclusion (Housing)
  • Matt Jenereux, Conservative Housing Critic
  • Jenny Kwan, NDP Housing Critic
  • Denis Trudel, BQ Housing Critic

10:15am – 10:30am: “Meet Your Team”. Delegates will meet in breakout groups with their teams.

10:30am – 12:00pm: Departure for Parliament Hill, first set of meetings with Members of Parliament

12:00pm – 1:15 pm: Return to Delta Hotel for lunch and networking

1:15pm – 1:45 pm:  Remarks from Minister Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing (invited)

1:45 – 2:45pm:   Federal Updates:

Senior officials from CMHC, the Office of the Federal Housing Advocate, and possibly others will provide attendees with an up-to-date overview of federal housing policy and progress on implementing the progressive right to housing in Canada.

3:00pm – 4:00pm: Return to Parliament Hill, second set of meetings with Members of Parliament

5:30pm – 7:30pm: Reception (location TBD)

We can’t wait to see you in person as we work together to advance the goals of the housing and homelessness sector!

Hotel booking info

CHRA has secured a discounted rate with Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre, located at 101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa

Click here to make your booking or reach them by phone at (613) 237-3600.

Make your hotel booking by August 25, 2022 to receive the discounted rate.

Questions? Contact CHRA Events Manager Julie McNamara at jmcnamara@chra-achru.ca.

Register Now


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