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Housing 4 All FLASH: Release of Election Podcast Series

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Issue #5 September 24, 2015

Housing for All Election Podcast Series: Hear it from the candidates! 

In support of the National Week of Action on Housing from September 23 to 30, CHRA is pleased to release its Housing for All Election Podcast Series in the form of 10 to 15 minute individual interviews with candidates who are housing champions and spokespeople from different parties.

This format offers CHRA members and voters a unique opportunity to learn more about each party’s housing platform in a more engaging way.

Today, we are releasing two English interviews conducted with Liberal candidate and housing critic Adam Vaughan and NDP candidate and housing critic Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet.

We are also releasing two interviews conducted in French, with NDP candidate Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, as well as with Liberal candidate Marc Garneau.

Note that we have extended the invitation to the Conservative Party and the Green Party but have not received confirmation of their participation as of yet.

Listen to the Housing for All Election Podcast Series!

New Poll: Over Half of Canadians Support Political Party that Makes Affordable Housing a Priority

(TORONTO, September 23) Sixty-nine percent of Canadian households are home owners, yet over half across Canada would support a political party that makes affordable housing a priority for those who are working poor, low income and homeless, and would support financial investment of two billion dollars per year, a new poll finds.

The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO), along with the Vote Housing For All Network, commissioned EKOS Research Associates to conduct a short survey of national attitudes towards affordable housing as an election issue in the current federal election campaign.

Read full September 23 ACTO release
Platform Info + Analysis from Housing Sector Influencers

Tyee Solutions Society Housing Fix – Party Platforms

Homeless Hub Election Guide

FCM Policy Tracker

Keep up the pressure on the campaign trail!

Meet with your federal election candidates between now and the October 19 federal election.

Hand candidates personally the Housing for All one pager explaining the issue.

Show candidates the Housing for All video and share it amongst your networks,via community meetings, email and social media.

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