Will 2011 be the year that Canada finally rejoins other leading nations of the world by implementing a comprehensive and fully-funded national housing plan? Affordable Housing in Canada includes a look back at key moments in housing and homelessness in 2010, and looks forward to key issues on the policy horizon with plenty of links to key on-line resources.
About Michael Shapcott
Michael Shapcott is Director, Affordable Housing and Social Innovation at the Wellesley Institute, an independent, non-profit research and policy dedicated to advancing urban health. Michael has worked extensively in Toronto, in many parts of Canada, nationally and internationally on social innovation, the non-profit sector, civic engagement, housing and housing rights, poverty, social exclusion, urban health and health equity. He is recognized as one of Canada’s leading community-based housing and homelessness experts.