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Housing: What have we done?

Homelessness is on the rise across the Lower Mainland. But not in New Westminster. Join us for a hard look at the political,historical and social roots of the crisis. Explore how our perception of housing has shifted from home to commodity, and learn how the City of New Westminster has emerged as a leader in fighting homelessness.

Dr. Joseph Moore
Faculty of Humanities and Social
Sciences, Douglas College

Jonathan Coté
Mayor of New Westminster

Dr. Peter Hall
Director, Urban Studies Program,
SFU (moderator)

 

This is the first of our Urban Challenges forums, a series of free public seminars that explore problems many regions are facing. Next up – March 30: Fentanyl: Breaking the cycle (rescheduled from Feb. 9)