Interested in Cohousing? This event is for you!

Convivium Cohousing for Seniors is delighted to invite you to a presentation by Margaret Critchlow on the recently completed cohousing project – Harbourside Cohousing, Sooke, BC   Monday May 1, 2017 7:00 – 8:30 pm  Doors open at 6:30 pm  Ottawa Public Library Auditorium 120 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa  Donations appreciated  All across Canada, groups are forming to [...]

Upcoming Ottawa ACORN Actions – Support Social Justice in Ottawa!

Ottawa Tenant Survey Press Conference – Fri, March 10th at 1pm at 1480 Heron rd – ACORN members and low income tenants have been completing ACORN’s city wide Tenant Survey to showcase the state of housing in Ottawa and the need for landlord licensing! Join us as we present the results to the public for [...]

Inclusionary Zoning -Great guest blog!

By Ray Sullivan-CCOC On May 18, 2016, Bill 204, the Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016 passed First Reading in the Ontario legislature. If the bill receives Royal Assent, it will allow municipalities to require private sector developers to include affordable housing units in their development proposals through inclusionary zoning (IZ). Simply put, IZ policies require [...]