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CHF Canada's 2016 Annual General Meeting -- June 8-11, Hamilton, ON.

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CHF Canada’s Refinancing Program enables Section 95 and 61 co‑ops to refinance renovations and renewal with credit union mortgages.

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A forum where co‑ops can share experiences preparing for the end of federal operating agreements.

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RECENT NEWS

CHF Canada releases joint statement with partners: ‘Affordable housing: a foundation for social inclusion’

FEB 4  CHF Canada, as part of a coalition of seven housing sector leaders, today released a joint statement titled Affordable housing: a foundation for social inclusion. The statement urges the federal government to significantly reinvest in affordable and social housing. Read the press release.    More…

CHF Canada releases budget recommendations to federal government

FEB 4  In its pre-budget submission to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, CHF Canada focused on the 21,000 low-income households in federally-funded housing co operatives currently receiving rental assistance through federal operating agreement funding. Reiterating the recommendations of the You Hold the Key campaign, the submission outlines why a new rent supplement program to replace the expiring subsidies is urgently needed.    More…

February's Featured Resource: Young Member Engagement Strategy

FEB 2  With looming deadlines for scholarships and summer co‑op leadership camps, this is a good time of year for housing co‑ops to reach out to their youth.    More…

Speak up for co‑op housing in pre-budget consultations

JAN 22  You can help this important work by participating in one or both of the pre-budget consultations occurring federally and in Ontario.    More…

February 11 provincial by-election called for Whitby-Oshawa riding

JAN 18  Queen's Park has called for a by-election in the Whitby-Oshawa riding. On February 11, voters will select a new MPP to fill the vacancy created when Christine Elliott resigned in 2015. CHF Canada's Ontario Region has sent flyers to each co‑op to be distributed to each unit.    More…

Other recent news

DEC 4, 2015  Parliament resumes with Speech from the Throne, social infrastructure gets nod
OCT 20, 2015  CHF Canada congratulates new majority government

 

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