You Hold the Key Campaign - News

You Hold the Key Campaign in the news

Globe and Mail - Government won't match transit funding in federal budget - March 22, 2017.

Vancouver Sun - Federal government restarts housing programs with $2.3 billion - March 22, 2016

The Province - Federal government restarts housing programs with $2.3 billion - March 22, 2016

Ottawa Citizen - Federal government restarts housing programs with $2.3 billion - March 22, 2016

Regiana Leader Post - Short-term funding promises long-term solution to co-op housing crunch - March 22, 2016

The TyeeBudget the 'Re-engagement We've Been Calling For': Housing Advocates - March 22, 2016

Globe and Mail - Housing co-ops hoping federal budget includes rental subsidy plan - March 20, 2016

24Hours Vancouver - Feds urged to keep promise on subsidies - March 20, 2016  

Global News - Critics call Vancouver's new affordable housing project counterproductive - March 15, 2016

Real Estate Management Industry Network - Canadian Apartment Magazine - Tackling BC's affordable housing deficit - February 18, 2016

Fairchild TV - Budget on first time home buyer (in Mandarin - co-op segment starts at 1:08) - February 16, 2016

24 Hrs Vancouver - BC urged to help fund co-op housing - November 16, 2015

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each for All - Thom Armstrong on new federal government's platform to reinvest in housing (8 pm/20:00 hours) - August 18, 2015

Globe and Mail - Housing a crucial but ignored federal election issue - September 25, 2015

Globe and Mail - Canada's mayors call on federal parties to make housing a campaign issue - September 24, 2015

News 1130 - Rally in Burnaby calling for the end of demolition of affordable housing units - September 19, 2015

Georgia Straight - Housing co-operative advocate looks forward to federal election - September 16, 2015

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each for All - "Share the land" Thom Armstrong with update on new Fraserview Co-op development and the upcoming federal election (8 pm/20:00 hours) - September 15, 2015

BC Local News - Addiction, safety top urban wish list - August 27, 2015

The Vancouver Sun - Answers found in the trunk of Elizabeth May's car - August 26, 2015

The Province - B.C. housing providers push for election spending promises - August 25, 2015

CBC News online - Elizabeth May lays out plan to end homelessness - August 25, 2015

Maple Ridge News - Maple Ridge homelessness a part of election - August 20, 2015

Saanich News - Capital Regional District supports co-op housing campaign - August 18, 2015

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each for All - Thom Armstrong's monthly co-op housing check-in (8 pm/20:00 hours) - August 18, 2015

Metro News - #Dont have a million calls on parties to match Harper's foreign buyer data pledge - August 11, 2015

Vancouver Observer - Mulcair hits the city's three hot buttons: affordable homes, childcare and transit - August 10, 2015

The Province - Mulcair tells Vancouver crowd NDP's targeting a BC majority - August 9, 2015

Richmond News - Justin Trudeau rolls into Richmond, addresses middle class, Chinese trade, housing - July 24, 2015

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each for All - Thom Armstrong's monthly co-op housing check-in (8 pm/20:00 hours) - July 21, 2015

Hansard TV Jane Shin Motion to establish an affordable housing plan - July 20, 2015

Victorian Analysis - Guest column: Co-operative Housing in Greater Victoria - July 19, 2015

Times Colonist - B.C. co-op tenants fear soaring costs if rent subsidies disappear - July 19, 2015

Saanich News - End of subsidies put co-op housing at risk - July 9, 2015

CBC News online - Thunder Bay housing co-op subsidies at risk if feds don't renew funding - June 16, 2015 

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each for All - Thom Armstrong reports on CHF Canada's AGM (8 pm/20:00 hours) - June 16, 2015

Globe and Mail - Vancouver releases plan to boost availability of family housing - June 9, 2015

CKWX radio online - People living in co-op housing to lose federal rental support: Co-op group - June 3, 2015

Global TV - Morning News - Thom Armstrong speaks with Grace Ke: Where We Live: Renting vs Buying part 3 - May 6, 2015

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each For All - Thom Armstrong with Elvy del Bianco of Vancity about housing co-ops and credit unions (8 pm/ 20:00 hours) - April 21, 2015

Maple Ridge News Fixed income seniors fear looming rent hikes - April 2, 2015

Business in Vancouver Housing Co-ops Face "Horrible choice" as subsidies end - March 26, 2015

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each For All - Thom Armstrong on BC housing co-ops and CHF BC - part two (8 pm/ 20:00 hours) - March 17, 2015

The Tyee - At Four Sisters Co-op an affordable housing dream realized - February 22, 2015

Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each For All - Thom Armstrong on BC housing co-ops and CHF BC (8 pm/ 20:00 hours) - February 17, 2015

North Shore News Subsidies halted for housing co-ops - December 28, 2014

Royal City Record (print only) Co-ops working to rally support in city - October 22, 2014

Peninsula News Review Ownership means more for members - October 21, 2014

New Westminster News Leader - New Westminster Co-ops worried about future for subsidized members - October 16, 2014

Winnipeg Free Press - Housing co-ops can help solve crisis - October 16, 2014

Abbotsford News - Co-ops concerned about loss of funding - October 15, 2014

CBC news - Thunder Bay co-op set to lose subsidies - September 26, 2014

107.1 Today's Best Country - City supports effort to lobby for co-op housing funding - September 17, 2014

24 Hours - Vancouver rent subsidies set to expire - September 15, 2014 - and print-only version.

Peninsula News Review - Homefinder: Co-op housing an affordable option - September 13, 2014

CBC Radio Kelowna - Radio West - not archived, interview with Thom Armstrong - September 9, 2014

Victoria News - Greater Victoria housing co-ops face crunch - July 16, 2014

Huffington Post - Co-op housing in Vancouver is the affordable option you didn't know about - July 11, 2014

Georgia Straight - Vancouver's housing co-ops face crunch - June 18, 2014

The Tri-Cities Now - Co-op residents fear changes to subsidies - June 12, 2014

AMI (accessible media) - Co-op housing story - June 12, 2014

CFJC TV - BC Housing Crunch - New focus on age-old problem - May 30, 2014

Maple Ridge News - Residents worried about federal co-op subsidies expiring - May 28, 2014

Maple Ridge News - Seniors told pay more or move - May 16, 2014

British Columbia Co-operative Association news page - Housing co-ops hold the key to affordable housing. - May 14, 2014

Business in Vancouver - Vancouver residents worry home ownership slipping away - May 14, 2014

Vancouver Courier - Is Vancouver becoming a city of renters? - May 13, 2014

Sing Tao Vancouver - Chinese language article - April 29, 2014

the city: critical urban discussions (CiTR radio) - Existing affordable housing at risk - April 25, 2014

Metro News Metro Vancouver asks province to pick up on co-op housing subsidy slack - April 6, 2014

Richmond News Fears grow amidst co-op funding crunch in Richmond - April 1, 2014

The Thunderbird.ca Vancouver housing co-ops face no-win dilemma - March 26, 2014

Metro News BC won't pay for federal co-op housing shortfall - March 25, 2014

Burnaby Now Burnaby co-ops rallying for viable future - March 24, 2014

CBC TV Co-op family fears end of subsidy - March 22, 2014

News 1130 Co-op Housing Federation warning about looming crisis - March 21, 2014

Metro News Co-op housing residents need new funding to replace lost federal dollars - March 21, 2014

Burnaby Now Co-op housing campaign meeting - March 19, 2014

Burnaby News Leader - Meeting on housing co-ops on March 20 - March 18, 2014

Royal City Record - The end of an era: Raising the alarm on co-op subsidies - March 11, 2014

Globe and Mail - How Ottawa's surpluses count on cuts to social housing - March 4, 2014 (subscribers only)

Globe and Mail - Stephen Quinn mentions the end of subsidies for co-ops in his column - February 28 online, 29 in print, 2014

Co-op Radio - Thom Armstrong on Redeye (starts at 45:50) - February 21, 2014

CBC Radio  On the Coast host Stephen Quinn interviews Thom Armstrong (begins at 38 minutes 40 seconds) -  February 19, 2014

Burnaby Now Burnaby residents living in housing co-ops could face homelessness - February 17, 2014

Global News Fears of Evictions across Canada as feds end co-op housing subsidy - January 22, 2014

 

You Hold the Key Campaign on the home front

Standing room only at meeting of Burnaby co-ops - March 21, 2014

Co-op people, puzzles and prizes at Vancouver Island Council meeting - February 27, 2014

Your piece of the puzzle member forum a big success!
 - February 18, 2014