Miloon Kothari, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, will reflect on the 10 years since he visited Canada to write a report on the situation in Canada. He will talk about important examples that are available internationally that Vancouver can learn from related to its current housing crisis.
Following the talk, Kothari will be joined by a local panel of respondents:
Margot Young, professor, Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia
Jean Swanson, Carnegie Community Action Project
Matt Hern, author of What a City Is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement (2016)
sχɬemtəna:t, St’agid Jaad, Audrey Seigl, environmental and social justice activist, unceded lands of the Musqueam
Am Johal, director, SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement
7 pm, June 7.
Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St.