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Affordable Housing – Pursuing a Reality

Real Estate (Municipal Law) Group Private Event
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Overview

Presented by Fasken Martineau (Fasken) and University of Waterloo Planning Alumni of Toronto (UWPAT).

We are pleased to invite you to a virtual lunchtime program with a panel of local experts who will be discussing the topic of ”Affordable Housing – Pursuing a Reality”. Hear from their different perspectives as they discuss the challenges to and ability of finding avenues for increasing affordable housing opportunities in the GTA, across a broad economic spectrum. Many of us are hearing more focussed concern about these challenges from government, from the media, from our workplaces and from within our very households. Join us to get a “real time” view of the issue.

Moderated By: 

  • Neil M. Smiley, Partner, Fasken
  • Sarah Turney, Partner, Fasken

Greetings from:

  • Markus Moos, Director, School of Planning, University of Waterloo – Bid farewell to Rob Horne, 2020/21 Planner in Residence; and introduction of the 2021/22 Planner in Residence, Jay Pitter

Introductory Context by:

  • Murtaza Haider, Ph.D., Director Research at Urban Analytics Institute and Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson

The Panelists:

  • Gregg Lintern, Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division, City of Toronto
  • Andrew Whittemore, Commissioner, Planning & Building, City of Mississauga
  • Michelle Banfield, Director Of Development Services, City of Barrie
  • Steve Diamond, Chief Executive Officer of DiamondCorp
  • Dave Wilkes, President and CEO · Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD)
  • Murtaza Haider, Ph.D., Director Research at Urban Analytics Institute and Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson

Please join us for an opportunity to hear from local experts in the planning and development community on this important planning issue.

Agenda

  • 12:05 pm - 12:15 pm ET Greetings and Introductions
  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm ET Program
  • 1:15 - 1:30 pm ET Closing Remarks

Event contact

Andrea Tulloch Marketing Events Manager +1 416 868 3329

Speakers

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