Activists want social housing in new strategy, as feds attempt to boost affordability
By Emily HawsOct. 18, 2017
The government is looking to make housing affordable for everyone in the new strategy.
Activists from a number of social issues groups marched in downtown Ottawa on Oct. 12 to pressure the Trudeau government to prioritize social housing in its forthcoming national housing strategy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Activists and experts are eagerly awaiting the soon-to-be unveiled national housing strategy, but are questioning if the government’s financial contribution can realistically have a positive impact on housing affordability in Canada.
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