Food & Shelter – Inspiring Initiatives at the Economic Summit
Food and Shelter are imperative to a quality of life that many find difficult to attain. Summit panelists will share inspiring initiatives that can be replicated in other communities and provide some ‘on the ground’ information about projects aimed to address growing social needs.
Loaves and Fishes Food Bank and its Food 4U Recovery Program is turning scarcity into abundance. Find out how they are doing this. Hear how Executive Director, Peter Sinclair is revolutionizing the food bank model.
The District of Tofino has formed the Tofino Housing Corporation and entered a unique partnership with BC Housing delivering two projects on the west coast. Executive Director, Ian Scott will share how they are setting precedent.
BC Housing’s HousingHub is working to create partnerships to provide affordable housing everywhere on Vancouver Island. Director of Regional Development, Malcolm McNaughton will bring us up to date on projects around the Island.
Signy Madden, Executive Director, United Way Central & Northern VI, will bring her extensive understanding of the issues as Moderator.
Early Bird rates end July 31st.