gilakas’la / čɛčɛ haθɛč,  I am grateful and honoured to live work and play in the water, on the land and through the forests that are the unceded territory of the K’ómoks First Nation

‘Champion a wide range of housing options to provide safe, affordable housing for all, with emphasis on seniors’

  • provided land to the M’Akola Society and BC Housing to build the Braidwood
  • apartments (35 units) and the Junction (46 units) supportive housing project
  • supported the Wachiay Friendship Centre on housing project for indigenous seniors (40 units)
  • successfully lobbied BC Housing to proceed with Comox Valley Transition Society’s 2nd stage housing project (40 units) for women and children who have experienced violence.
  • provided grants to Habitat for Humanity in support of their housing projects;
  • lobbied the provincial government to provide more supportive housing, including offering City land – several meetings with Housing Minister Eby and MLA Ronna Rae Leonard
  • negotiated provision of affordable units in market rental housing, now under construction