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  21 March 2022   

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21

CHF BC is dedicated to the principles of anti-racism and and end to racial discrimination.

We understand that while progress has been made, Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities and religious minorities in Canada continue to face racism and discrimination every day.

  9 March 2022   

BC Today: A Growing Demand for Co-op Housing

With housing prices out of reach, some British Columbians are looking to co-op housing as a solution. BC Today Host Michelle Eliot talks with Thom Armstrong and call-in listeners to discuss this topic.

  8 March 2022   

Housing Co-ops Featured in CBC Article on Cost of Living

Members of an East Vancouver and a Burnaby co-op were featured in a CBC News story on March 7, 2022. The article profiles members of each co-op—including CHF BC director John Bathurst—and includes commentary from CHF BC CEO Thom Armstrong.

  25 January 2022   

Let’s Talk Housing Podcast: Episode 1 Creating Affordable Housing

The team at BC Housing have created a podcast. The first episode features our CEO, Thom Armstrong and there other guests representing community housing organizations in BC.

  9 December 2021   

Burnaby’s bold new strategy to tackle housing and homelessness

Earlier this week, Burnaby City Council took an ambitious step in approving an ambitious 10-year housing strategy that addresses everything from housing affordability and housing stock to those without homes altogether.