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29 January 2016
Dan Ruimy got behind the Key Campaign while he was running as a candidate in last year’s federal election. Now he’s the Liberal MP for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge and just as committed to... Read more
29 January 2016
NDP MP Don Davies has eight housing co-ops in his Vancouver Kingsway riding, comprising 441 households. So he knows a thing or two about -- not to mention a whole bunch of folks affected by -- the co... Read more
28 January 2016
Folks on the West Coast may never have heard of Frank Baylis (pictured below), the Liberal MP for Pierrefonds-Dollard in Quebec, but he’s a co-op champion who just happens to have the largest... Read more
27 January 2016
MPs from coast to coast to coast are talking about affordable housing in that big house on the hill in Ottawa. How hot a topic is housing and the affordability thereof? Yesterday in the House of... Read more
26 January 2016
Support for co-ops caught in the housing crunch continues to be a hot topic on Parliament Hill and B.C. MPs continue to keep the issue on the front burner. Seven MPs spoke in the House of Commons... Read more
25 January 2016
In this age of social media might, hashtags pack a powerful punch. And savvy politicians keep an eye on what’s trending. Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s a pretty Twitter-savvy guy and he... Read more
22 January 2016
There are two provincial by-elections on and the Key Campaign Team has made sure candidates in both are briefed on the co-op housing crisis and how to fix it. We were at all-candidates meetings in... Read more
22 January 2016
Want to see funding to fix the co-p housing crunch in the next federal budget? Then tell Finance Minister Bill Morneau he needs to put his government’s promise to maintain rent-geared-to-income... Read more
21 January 2016
The Key Campaign reached another milestone this week thanks to the resolve shown by Edmonds Place and Mount Seymour Park Co-ops. The two co-ops passed resolutions supporting the campaign and calling... Read more
19 January 2016
On February 2, voters in the provincial riding of Vancouver-Mount Pleasant go to the polls to elect a replacement for MLA Jenny Kwan (now MP Jenny Kwan). Three of the candidates were on CBC Radio... Read more