Business As (Un)usual

June 8, 2021|

This story is part of the 2020 Annual Report. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, we work, and how we interact with one another across the world. The ever-changing dynamics of the situation forces every company and organization in the world, including Victoria Park Community Homes, to be quick on their feet and adapt to the new challenges [Read More]

Thank You for Attending Our AGM

June 2, 2021|

We were excited to host our first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday May 25. Thank you to Counsellor Chad Collins, Service Managers, Board of Directors, speakers, partners, clients and staff for attending! We are pleased to share that Krish Vadivale was re-appointed as Board Chair for Victoria Park Community Homes (VPCH), and we welcome Rosemary Martin and Fay Yachetti as our newly [Read More]

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The 2020 ONPHA Award winners: Where are they now?

May 7, 2021|

2020 ONPHA winners (including our CEO Lori-Anne Gagne) received their awards in the midst of an unusual and challenging year. ONPHA caught up with them to see how the award has impacted their organizations and what they’ve been up to over the past year.

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34 Years as Resident Managers

December 31, 2020|

Margie and Gerry Couture "The best part about this job is meeting a variety of people and the relationships we have with the people who live here.” This story is part of the 2019 Annual Report. Before Margie and Gerry Couture became Resident Managers in 1986 at Kimberly Way in Hamilton East, they were residents of Victoria Park at Limeridge Road and Carson Drive [Read More]

What’s Tweeting?

The Housing Professionals Mentorship Program gives you the chance to learn directly from Indigenous housing experts about how housing relates to Indigenous self-determination and Reconciliation. Learn more about HPMP and apply: https://bit.ly/3FKF2xp

Did you know the Government of Canada is proposing a one-time payment to help low-income renters? Here’s what you need to know to be ready to apply: http://ow.ly/mtRu50LmJlO #CdnTax

Mayoral candidates discussing affordable housing tonight in a debate organized by the Hamilton is Home coalition. #HamOnt #yhmvote

Six Nations Polytechnic, in partnership with the City, is pleased to offer Brantford residents, ages 15+, a free 4-week Introduction to Cayuga Language class as part of the Celebrate Fall Series.
The Introduction to Cayuga Language class take place on Saturdays from 10am to 1/2

Development approvals, developers & affordable housing...a thread...🧵

A lot of the discussion on housing affordability has been focused on approvals "cutting red tape" and the need to get more residential units approved faster.

But this is only one half of the story...